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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.
High dose of Zocor could lead to muscle injury, warns FDA

High dose of Zocor could lead to muscle injury, warns FDA

Winners of NMSIS scholarship award

Winners of NMSIS scholarship award

Paracetamol reduces damage caused to kidneys following severe muscle injury

Paracetamol reduces damage caused to kidneys following severe muscle injury

Seroquel XR supplemental NDA recommended for approval

Seroquel XR supplemental NDA recommended for approval

FDA approves Symbyax for treatment-resistant depression

FDA approves Symbyax for treatment-resistant depression

Taser study finds serious injuries rare after Taser use

Taser study finds serious injuries rare after Taser use

Lilly receives complete response letter for Olanzapine LAI for treatment of schizophrenia

Lilly receives complete response letter for Olanzapine LAI for treatment of schizophrenia

Do statins cause muscle problems?

Do statins cause muscle problems?

Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium) shown to significantly reduce major cardiovascular events

Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium) shown to significantly reduce major cardiovascular events

Sedative propofol could be fatal

Sedative propofol could be fatal

AstraZeneca submits sNDA for SEROQUEL XR for treatment of major depressive disorder

AstraZeneca submits sNDA for SEROQUEL XR for treatment of major depressive disorder

Lilly knocked back by FDA on Zyprexa for schizophrenia treatment

Lilly knocked back by FDA on Zyprexa for schizophrenia treatment

AstraZeneca submits sNDAs for SEROQUEL XR for bipolar symptoms

AstraZeneca submits sNDAs for SEROQUEL XR for bipolar symptoms

Discovery of gene responsible for statin-induced muscle pain

Discovery of gene responsible for statin-induced muscle pain

Benefits of statin drugs continue for years

Benefits of statin drugs continue for years

Kidney specialists review plans for disaster response

Kidney specialists review plans for disaster response

Rosuvastatin well tolerated by a broad range of patients with dyslipidemia

Rosuvastatin well tolerated by a broad range of patients with dyslipidemia

Schering-Plough announces ZETIA spproved in Japan

Schering-Plough announces ZETIA spproved in Japan

How low should our cholesterol be and just how safe are statins?

How low should our cholesterol be and just how safe are statins?

Soldiers at risk for heat illnesses

Soldiers at risk for heat illnesses