Rhabdomyolysis induced by a single dose of a statin has been reported. - GreenMedInfo Summary
Rhabdomyolysis induced by a single dose of a statin has been reported.
Heart. 2004 Jan ;90(1):e3. PMID: 14676266
Medical Directorate, Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Royal Hospital NHS Calow, Chesterfield, UK.
Statins have been shown to cause myotoxicity and rhabdomyolysis. In most cases rhabdomyolysis occurs following the use of these drugs for at least one week. A case of rhabdomyolysis after just a single dose of simvastatin is reported.