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Cholesterol Drug Muscle Problems More Common Than Expected: Study

The findings of new research suggests that muscle problems may be more likely to occur than previously thought following use of cholesterol drugs that are part of a class of medications known as statins, which includes some of the most widely used drugs in the United States, such as Lipitor, Crestor and Zocor.…

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 to compensation through a rhabdomyolysis lawsuit.…

Statin Side Effects Linked to Muscle Damage: Study

Data from a new study on cholesterol-fighting drugs suggest that side effects of statins, a class of medications that includes popular medications like Crestor, Lipitor and Zocor, could increase the risk of muscle damage.…