Letters Statin induced myopathy

Dipstick test for myoglobinuria

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a2789 (Published 02 December 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2789
  1. Simon W Lines, specialist registrar1,
  2. Andrew J P Lewington, consultant nephrologist1
  1. 1St James’s University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF
  1. simonlines{at}doctors.net.uk

    Sathasivam and Lecky suggest checking renal function and urine myoglobin if a patient taking statins has brown urine or markedly raised creatine kinase activity, …

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