An elderly heart attack survivor developed rhabdomyolysis and died after being dispensed a potent high dose statin in error, a coroner has found. The Victorian coroner found the 79-year old woman had been dispensed 40mg rosuvastatin by a retail pharmacy instead of her usual 40mg dose of simvastatin. The woman, who was undergoing treatment for ...
Statin mixup led to rhabdomyolysis death
By Michael Woodhead
28 Feb 2018