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A 61-year-old female asked:

Female 61, ls heart failure, af thus metoprolol, history lifelong mitochondrial myopathy, pe, oa and nafld. safe to take rosuvastatin for cholesterol?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 46 years experience
Who knows?: You present a unique group of disorders in which statins have never been tested. Individually, none of your disorders, including your liver disease, are contraindications to rosuvastatin. I would start it and check ck, alt and ast (the known toxicities) at 6 weeks and 6 months.
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