When are creatinine kinase determinations indicated in the treatment of hypertriglyceridemia (high triglyceride levels)?

Updated: Dec 19, 2019
  • Author: Mary Ellen T Sweeney, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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If patients are taking fibric acid derivatives or statins, advise them to report unexplained generalized muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness. Perform creatinine kinase determinations in these individuals.


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