The initial patient was a 49-year-old man who had generalized symptoms, including myalgia
, fatigue, and nausea for about week, who then was hospitalized after experiencing sudden onset of fever, disorientation, and aphasia.
Since statin induced PMR and myalgia
have similar clinical features, the exact diagnosis can be challenging.
Despite their efficacy, common side effects including creatine phosphokinase (CPK) elevations, fatigue, weakness, myalgia
, liver transaminases increase and rhabdomyolysis contribute to low adherence to treatment.
Editor's Note: Myalgia
is the most common adverse effect associated with the use of statins, which renders those who are intolerant of the symptoms unable to avail themselves of the drugs' potential benefits.
By January 8, 1918 he was admitted to hospital suffering from Myalgia
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Eighty-nine symptomatic case-patients were identified with onset of fever (94%), myalgia
(91%), headache (87%), and cough (40%) [less than or equal to] 26 days upon return.
Side effects include gastrointestinal disturbances, dizziness, neuropathy and myalgia
extremity paresthesia, arthralgia, myalgia
, malaise, pruritus, headache, dizziness, metallic taste, visual disturbance, circumoral paresthesia, temperature reversal, or toothache) or systemic symptoms (e.
, or breast pain, caused by sensitivity to changing levels of hormones.
Neurological complications observed included seizures, febrile seizures, status epilepticus, encephalopathy, encephalitis, myositis, myalgia
, aphasia, ataxia, neuropathy, Gullain-Barre syndrome, or other focal neurological complaints.
One patient (4%) experienced myalgia
and another experienced abdominal bloating.