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Effectiveness of Creatine in Preventing Muscle Aching From Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs

Study:

Creatine Supplementation for the Prevention of Statin Myalgia

Rationale:

n/a

Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to determine of creatine will prevent or treat the muscle toxicity side effect of statin drug therapy, whose symptoms are aching, cramping, and weakness. This is tested in patients who have had this side effect from 3 different statin drugs.

Study Status: Completed

Recruiting:
n/a

Condition Intervention Phase
Hypercholesterolemia
Aches
Cramps
Weakness
Dietary Supplement: Creatine N/A

Verified by The Cleveland Clinic November, 2008

Sponsored by: The Cleveland Clinic
Information provided by: The Cleveland Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00797407

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Supportive Care, Open Label, Single Group Assignment, Efficacy Study

Wooster Family Health Center, Cleveland Clinic
Wooster, Ohio 44691
United States

David A Shewmon, MD., Principal Investigator

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