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BMJ Case Rep. 2009;2009. pii: bcr06.2008.0033. doi: 10.1136/bcr.06.2008.0033. Epub 2009 Feb 26.

Transient global amnesia associated with statin intake.

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  • 1Cardiff University, Psychological Medicine, Hergest Unit, Bangor, LL57 2PW, U K.

Abstract

A 57-year-old man treated with statins developed a range of amnestic features that led to concerns he might be suicidal; however, he did not appear to have depression. His problems began after starting rosuvastatin and cleared on discontinuation.

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