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Statin Myopathy



When uncommon complications cause a whole heap of trouble …

  1. Atorvastatin
  2. Atorvastatin dosage
  3. Dyslipidemia
  4. Grapefruit juice and statins
  5. Lipid Profile
  6. Metabolic syndrome
  7. Rhabdomyolysis
  8. microRNAs in lipid metabolism
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