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A Survey of the FDA's AERS Database Regarding Muscle and Tendon Adverse Events Linked to the Statin Drug Class

  • Keith B. Hoffman,

    Affiliation: AdverseEvents, Inc., Healdsburg, California, United States of America

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  • Christina Kraus,

    Affiliation: AdverseEvents, Inc., Healdsburg, California, United States of America

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  • Mo Dimbil,

    Affiliation: AdverseEvents, Inc., Healdsburg, California, United States of America

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  • Beatrice A. Golomb mail

    bgolomb@ucsd.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Published: August 22, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0042866

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 21 Sep 2012 at 23:03 GMT

The following articles represent some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Nurse.com
Title: “Statin potency linked to risk of muscle problems | Med/Surg Nursing News”
http://news.nurse.com/art...

Publication: UC San Diego
Title: “Potency Of Statins Linked To Muscle Side Effects”
http://health.ucsd.edu/ne...

Publication: News Max
Title: “Statin Muscle Pain Tied to Drug Strength”
http://www.newsmaxhealth....

Publication: Pro Health
Title: “FDA Adverse Events Data Provide Key to Statin Drug-Related Muscle Pain”
http://www.prohealth.com/...

Publication: UT San Diego
Title: “UCSD deepens tie between muscle pain, statins | UTSanDiego.com”
http://www.utsandiego.com...

Publication: Medical Daily
Title: “Muscle Pain is Caused by the Strength of Statins : Consumer News : Medical Daily”
http://www.medicaldaily.c...

Publication: North County Times
Title: “HEALTH: Statin potency tracks muscle problems, study finds”
http://www.nctimes.com/ne...

Publication: News Medical
Title: “Statin's potency may cause muscle problems in patients with cardiovascular disease”
http://www.news-medical.n...

Publication: LaJolla_Light
Title: “Research report: stronger statins bear higher risks for patients | La Jolla Light”
http://www.lajollalight.c...

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Competing interests declared: PLOS ONE Staff