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Can rhabdomyolysis be cured

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Talakkottur
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Yes: Iv fluids and eliminate the offending medication. In this case it is probably the Atorvastatin component of the caduet(caduet is 2 medications in one... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Rhabdomyolysis: Usually it will go away if cause is withdrawn. Need some treatment to protect the kidneys.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Ciechanowski
Pulmonary Critical Care 41 years experience
Good hydration: Adequate hydration will prevent renal damage in this situation.
A member asked:
Dr. Victoria Bellot
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Rhabdomyolysis can cause death from the effects of kidney failure. The myoglobin that is released into the blood from muscle breakdown can damage the... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Hospitalization: This is not a do it yourself issue. One needs to address the cause of rhabdomyolysis, institute hydration, induce diuresis, and correct electrolyte ba... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
Pulmonary Critical Care 49 years experience
Muscle pain: Rhabdomyolosis is breakdown of muscle related to extreme exercise , some drugs, high sustained fever, and exercise under extreme heat conditions. Mus... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Victoria Bellot
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Urgent evaluation: Rhabdomyolysis means that there was some damage to muscle fibers causing them to break down. Myoglobin which is a protein present in muscle then leak... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Nall
Sports Medicine 16 years experience
No: Can you and should you are two different things. You probably could but rhabdo can cause such bad problems (kidney failure) why would you? Get seen... Read More
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Dr. Robert Roth
Hospital-based practice 41 years experience
Hydrate well: You actually can't make rhabdomyolysis go away. It does so naturally when the cause is stopped. Rhabdomyolisis is muscle injury from many possible cau... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: Pain in the muscle that has been injured is expected, and patients can have abnormal urine color and flow because injured muscle tissue is trying to b... Read More
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