Myopathy and possible intestinal dysfunction in a patient treated with colchicine and simvastatin

Danielle H J Oh, Shuang Quan Chan and Andrew M Wilson
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/mja12.10333
Published online: 17 September 2012

To the Editor: We report a case in which the concurrent administration of colchicine and simvastatin led to significant morbidity with myopathy and intestinal dysfunction.

  • Danielle H J Oh
  • Shuang Quan Chan
  • Andrew M Wilson

  • Epworth HealthCare, Melbourne, VIC.

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