Risk Factors for Statin-Induced Myopathy

High statin doses People whom are frail or have a small frame Elderly Perioperative periods Untreated hypothyroidism Diabetes Renal Diseases Liver Diseases Medications:  Nicotinic Acid, Fibrates (especially gemfibrozil), CYP450 3A4 Inhibitors (for simvastatin, lovastatin, and atorvastatin) Advertisements