Statin Induced Dysuria- A Case Report
This article was originally published by Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers Private Ltd. and was migrated to Scientific Scholar after the change of Publisher.
Statins are a class of hypolipidemic drugs, that are primarily used for the treatment of dyslipidemia and the prevention of cardiovascular disease. ATP III guidelines, 2002, recommends that LDL cholesterol be the primary target of therapy, and lipid lowering therapy may be initiated based on evaluation of short term and long term cardiovascular risk(1). We are report a case of dysuria follow statin group of drugs, which is not enlisted in the side effect of these drugs. In the present case after re-challenge with similar group of drug patient again developed the symptoms. Underlying hyperlipidemia was effectively controlled with Fenofibrates.