phosphokinase


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phosphokinase

(ˌfɒsfəʊˈkaɪneɪz)
n
(Medicine) med an increase in the amount of creatine phosphokinase that is released into the bloodstream when a muscle becomes injured
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High fructose results in hyperuricaemia via the fructose phosphokinase shunt.
The most common adverse events in the combination arm were diarrhea, rash, nausea, fever, sun sensitivity, liver lab abnormalities, elevated creatine phosphokinase (CPK, an enzyme released by muscles) and vomiting.
Creatine phosphokinase (CPK) is an enzyme that is primarily found in the muscle, heart and brain.
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.
Evaluation of 2 complete blood cell counts and results of plasma chemical analysis and serum protein electrophoresis revealed severe increases in creatinine phosphokinase and aspartate aminotransferase activity, electrolyte disturbances, and moderate increases in levels of [[alpha].
If the patient is having weakness, he'll check the creatinine phosphokinase level.
The rhabdomyolysis reached a peak creatine phosphokinase of 5035 U/L 50 hours after ingestion.
Total protein, creatin phosphokinase, white blood cell, red blood cell, hemoglobin and globulin were analyzed by using a whole blood analyzer (VetScan, ABAXIS, CA, USA), and triglyceride and cholesterol were analyzed by using a serum analyzer (Vetabc, Scil, Viernheim, Germany) as specified by the manufacturer.
We also looked at the enzyme creatine phosphokinase," Nonneman says, "which is used to determine tissue damage after a heart attack.
One patient experienced an elevation in creatine phosphokinase, but no other adverse events related to daptomycin were observed.
A diagnosis of rhabdomyolysis was made based on elevated serum creatine phosphokinase levels (7810 U/l) and myoglobinuria (210 [micro]g/l).
Creatine phosphokinase elevation in patients presenting to the emergency department with cocaine-related complaints.
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