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Could statin drugs cause nerve damage (polyneuropathy)?

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Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Nerve damage

There are case reports but no definitive studies that show that statins cause nerve damage or polyneuropathy.
Often there are other causes for the neuropathy that can be explained by a careful history, blood work, and a nerve test by a neurologist.

In brief: Nerve damage

There are case reports but no definitive studies that show that statins cause nerve damage or polyneuropathy.
Often there are other causes for the neuropathy that can be explained by a careful history, blood work, and a nerve test by a neurologist.
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