"If you have a genetic variation which means you’re more sensitive to what these drugs do, you could be more at risk"


#1

The news about these meds is going to detonate heavily.

What is it we need to do to reach out to the doctors commenting in this?


#2

The death problem happens with Accutane, too.

Google Accutane death rhabdomyolysis and you get:

Also:

https://escholarship.org/uc/item/5rx83408


#3

Which doctor in the article do you want to contact?


#4

Looks like there’s a few, reading it. The intention is that we need to get their attention on this being a multi-drug problem.


#5

This sounds like something to follow up on once we have a good selection of survey results and perhaps post Baylor.


#6

Indeed it will be.

Btw thanks for that Pete - I have in my notes a documented case of finasteride induced rhabdomyolysis so this is useful.


#7

I have often wondered if I have a from of this muscle disease as I have gained 100lbs and muscle so weak out of breath at nothing…Baking soda helped me so much I have often wondered if dyalisis would help even more.