A 55-year-old female asked:
Can taking a statin cause concentrated muscle/tendon pain after only 3 days? right leg pain (outside knee area) only during walking after a while.
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 46 years experience
Not likely but: possible. Have your doctor take a look at it. There are various statins, some cause less muscle side effects. And sometimes reducing the dose helps.
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