The Case of the Patient With Myalgia on Every Statin

Douglas S. Paauw, MD


June 02, 2015

Another Statin, Another Myalgia

A 60-year-old man with coronary artery disease comes in today for a follow-up appointment. At his last visit, you had initiated pravastatin after he experienced myalgia with both simvastatin and lovastatin. He reports to you that he stopped taking the pravastatin a few weeks ago, again because of myalgia.


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