New warnings of serious muscle damage are being placed on the safety labels of cholesterol-lowering statins, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The revised labels state that there have been reports of immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy (IMNM) associated with statin use. IMNM is a rare disorder in which the muscle fibers suffer massive destruction. The warnings will be placed on the following statin medications: Advicor (niacin ER/lovastatin) Tablets Altoprev (lovastatin) Extended-Release Tablets Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium) Tablets Juvisync (sitagliptin/simvastatin) Tablets Lescol XL (fluvastatin sodium) Extended-Release Tablets Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) Tablets Livalo (pitavastatin) Tablets Mevacor (lovastatin) Tablets Pravachol (pravastatin sodium) Tablets ... Read More
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