What may cause drug-induced myopathy in patients with polymyositis?

Updated: Feb 12, 2018
  • Author: Mythili Seetharaman, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Drug-induced myopathy may result from the following:

  • Ethanol
  • Antimalarials
  • Clofibrate
  • Colchicine
  • Ketoconazole and other azole antifungal agents
  • Statins
  • D-penicillamine
  • Vincristine
  • Zidovudine (AZT)

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