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Rhabdomyolysis Lawsuit

A number of different prescription medications have been linked to an increased risk of the serious and potentially fatal muscle condition known as rhabdomyolysis. As a result of a particularly high risk associated with 80 mg doses of simvastatin that may be used in the cholesterol drugs Zocor, Vytorin and Simcor, users may be entitled […]

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Nexterone Side Effects May Increase Cancer Risk: Study

Taiwan researchers say that side effects of Nexterone (amiodarone) may increase the risk of cancer, particularly among men and those who take high doses of the heart rhythm drug. 

FDA Reverses Limits on Zocor Use in Combination with Amiodarone

Federal drug regulators are reversing themselves on the maximum dose limits placed on the cholesterol drug Zocor when it is used with the heart medication amiodarone, saying the scientific evidence does not back up the restrictions put in place earlier this year. 

Rhabdomyolysis Warning Issued by FDA

The FDA issued an alert on Friday to remind doctors and the public about the risk of rhabdomyolysis, a rare and potentially fatal muscle condition, which could arise from the combined use of cholesterol drugs containing simvastatin, such as Zocor, Vytorin and Simcor, and heart drugs containing amiodarone, such as Cordarone and Pacerone.

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