Intravenous Immune Globulin for Statin-Triggered Autoimmune Myopathy.
N Engl J Med. 2015 Oct 22;373(17):1680-1682
Authors: Mammen AL, Tiniakou E
Although most statin-related myopathy is self-limited, in rare cases statins trigger autoimmune myopathy, which requires control with immunosuppressive therapy. Three patients with this disorder were treated with intravenous immunoglobulin as initial therapy, with some benefit.
PMID: 26488714 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]