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How many people on statins complain of muscle pain, muscle weakness?

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Dr. Gamal Boutros
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In brief: Frequent?

Some people get muscle pain with statins depending on the drug, dose, may be variable rarely they have a condition called rhabdomyalysis which is muscle break down, change colour urine, weakness, muscle soreness ---then the drug has to be stopped immediately for fear of kidney shut down.

In brief: Frequent?

Some people get muscle pain with statins depending on the drug, dose, may be variable rarely they have a condition called rhabdomyalysis which is muscle break down, change colour urine, weakness, muscle soreness ---then the drug has to be stopped immediately for fear of kidney shut down.
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