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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 1.87.6) INDICATIONS DOSAGE Notes Sources:...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course PAS 600 - 601 taught by Professor Garrubba during the Fall '10 term at Chatham University.
- Fall '10