Improvement of Statin-Associated Myotoxicity by L-carnitine

J Thromb Haemost. 2004 Dec;2(12):2270-1. doi: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2004.01048.x.

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Alanine Transaminase / metabolism
  • Animals
  • Aspartate Aminotransferases / blood
  • Carnitine / administration & dosage*
  • Carnitine / metabolism
  • Cell Membrane / metabolism
  • Cholesterol / metabolism
  • Creatine Kinase / blood
  • Drug Synergism
  • Humans
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors / administration & dosage*
  • Male
  • Muscles / metabolism*
  • Muscles / pathology
  • Rats
  • Rats, Wistar
  • Simvastatin / metabolism
  • Simvastatin / pharmacology

Substances

  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
  • Cholesterol
  • Simvastatin
  • Aspartate Aminotransferases
  • Alanine Transaminase
  • Creatine Kinase
  • Carnitine