Two patients, a 64-year-old woman and a 40-year-old man, developed a lupuslike syndrome due to lovastatin therapy, confirmed by signs, symptoms, and positive fluorescent antinuclear antibodies are herein published. The lovastatin-induced lupus was completely reversible on withdrawal of the agent.
(Arch Intern Med. 1991;151:1667-1668)
Ahmad S. Lovastatin-Induced Lupus Erythematosus. Arch Intern Med. 1991;151(8):1667-1668. doi:10.1001/archinte.1991.00400080147030