Statins side effects: Drug is known to cause elevated creatine kinase – 7 signs to spot

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Statins side effects: Drug is known to cause elevated creatine kinase – 7 signs to spot

The study involved 359 patients taking statins with high CK values.Muscle-related symptoms and biochemical variables, including CK, MB isoenzyme of

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The study involved 359 patients taking statins with high CK values.

Muscle-related symptoms and biochemical variables, including CK, MB isoenzyme of creatine kinase (CK-MB), troponin and carbonic anhydrase type III were evaluated. 

The results of the study found a higher CK level from simvastatin.

“In the present study, a high number of patients had elevated CK-MB values (36.2 percent),” concluded the study.



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