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Editor's Correspondence
June 12, 2006

Observations From a Statin Myopathy Clinic—Reply

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Copyright 2006 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2006

Arch Intern Med. 2006;166(11):1233. doi:10.1001/archinte.166.11.1233-a

In reply

We appreciate the interest and commentary on our description of 45 patients with statin-associated myopathy, identified on review of medical records from over 13 years of inpatient and outpatient data at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison.1 Although previous reports2 of statin-associated myopathy have estimated the frequency of and risk factors for this adverse effect, its natural history is not well understood.

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