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Treatment with statins and peripheral neuropathy: results of 36-months a prospective clinical and neurophysiological follow-up.

​Long-term use of statins may facilitate the onset of peripheral neuropathy.

This study assessed the role long-term use of statins play in the development of peripheral neuropathy. Researchers conducted electromyography and nerve conduction studies on 42 patients who has been on statin medications for more than 2 years.

Researchers observed signs of peripheral nerve damage in the electromyography results of long term users of statin drugs. The results of this study show that taking statin drugs for a long duration may put individuals at high risk of developing peripheral neuropathy

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  • 2011
  • Otruba P, Kanovsky P, Hlustik P.
  • No, Free full text of study was not found.
  • No. Source of funding disclosure not found
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