Posts Tagged ‘drug interactions’

March 16th, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: March 16th

This week’s topics include endovascular therapy for ischemic stroke with perfusion-imaging selection, innovation and implementation in CV medicine, statin intolerance, and more.

March 2nd, 2012

Statins and Protease Inhibitors May Interact, Causing Rhabdomyolysis

The FDA is warning again about interactions between protease inhibitors and certain statins that can lead to rhabdomyolysis. Protease inhibitors are used to treat HIV and hepatitis C. In a safety communication, the agency published a list of statins that should either be avoided or whose dosing levels should be limited when coadministered with protease inhibitors. […]