Unformatted text preview: muscle paralysis . • Other adverse neurological reactions that have been reported during statin therapy include insomnia, tremor, vertigo, memory loss, and paresthesias . • An association between HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins), including simvastatin, and peripheral neuropathy has been reported in the literature (case series, case-control studies, cohort studies). In a nested case-control study of a Danish population, the odds ratio for idiopathic peripheral neuropathy in 166 patients that ever or were currently taking a statin, was 3.7 (95% CI 1.8—7.6) • INDICATIONS DOSAGE Notes Sources:...
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- Fall '10
- Adverse drug reaction, Lou Gehrig, Simvastatin, nested case-control study