An elderly woman with multiple myeloma 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 ...
Cancer patient died after statin mixup: coroner
2 Mar 2018