Rhabdomyolysis News and Research

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Rhabdomyolysis (often shortened to simply "rhabdo") is the rapid breakdown (''lysis'') of skeletal muscle (''rhabdomyo'') due to injury to muscle tissue.
Novartis LDE225 Phase II study for advanced basal cell carcinoma meets primary endpoint

Novartis LDE225 Phase II study for advanced basal cell carcinoma meets primary endpoint

Merck's NOXAFIL injection gets FDA approval for intravenous use

Merck's NOXAFIL injection gets FDA approval for intravenous use

Investigators urge drug regulators to provide clear evidence on statins’ side effects

Investigators urge drug regulators to provide clear evidence on statins’ side effects

Jazz Pharmaceuticals' Versacloz now commercially available in the U.S. for schizophrenia

Jazz Pharmaceuticals' Versacloz now commercially available in the U.S. for schizophrenia

Merck announces FDA approval of ISENTRESS for oral suspension

Merck announces FDA approval of ISENTRESS for oral suspension

Forest Laboratories to acquire exclusive rights in the U.S. for Saphris sublingual tablets

Forest Laboratories to acquire exclusive rights in the U.S. for Saphris sublingual tablets

Merck announces approval of NOXAFIL delayed-release tablets by FDA

Merck announces approval of NOXAFIL delayed-release tablets by FDA

FDA accepts Merck's NOXAFIL IV solution NDA for priority review

FDA accepts Merck's NOXAFIL IV solution NDA for priority review

Merck to present pharmacokinetic data on once-daily ISENTRESS at EACS

Merck to present pharmacokinetic data on once-daily ISENTRESS at EACS

Large numbers of kidney disease patients inappropriately prescribed statins to lower cholesterol

Large numbers of kidney disease patients inappropriately prescribed statins to lower cholesterol

New model to predict which patients are most likely to have severe kidney failure from rhabdomyolysis

New model to predict which patients are most likely to have severe kidney failure from rhabdomyolysis

Excessive intake of cola and honey can cause fainting and arrhythmia symptoms, shows study

Excessive intake of cola and honey can cause fainting and arrhythmia symptoms, shows study

Merck's LIPTRUZET tablets get FDA approval for treatment of elevated LDL cholesterol

Merck's LIPTRUZET tablets get FDA approval for treatment of elevated LDL cholesterol

FDA accepts Merck's NDA for NOXAFIL tablets

FDA accepts Merck's NDA for NOXAFIL tablets

Otsuka receives FDA approval for ABILIFY MAINTENA to treat schizophrenia

Otsuka receives FDA approval for ABILIFY MAINTENA to treat schizophrenia

Physicians beware of fruity drug interactions

Physicians beware of fruity drug interactions

FDA accepts Sunovion’s two LATUDA sNDAs for review

FDA accepts Sunovion’s two LATUDA sNDAs for review

Important data from Pfizer’s lung cancer and RCC portfolios to be presented at ESMO Congress

Important data from Pfizer’s lung cancer and RCC portfolios to be presented at ESMO Congress

EC grants marketing authorization for Pfizer’s INLYTA to treat renal cell carcinoma

EC grants marketing authorization for Pfizer’s INLYTA to treat renal cell carcinoma

Statin's potency may cause muscle problems in patients with cardiovascular disease

Statin's potency may cause muscle problems in patients with cardiovascular disease