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Simvastatin And Muscle Damage


My mother was diagnosed diabetic 4 years ago and at the same time was prescribed simvastatin to lower cholesterol. She always suffered tiredness and muscle ache since. She was taken off the statins and then put back on them. Recently the Dr has said she has dangerously high levels of CPK(causes muslce damage and kidney failure) is there anything she can do to reverse the damage that may have been caused and also os there an alternative to statins to reduce cholesterol?
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