is a drug that is used to restrain the liver enzyme that
makes the type of cholesterol that blocks blood vessels.
Side effects linked to Baycol
include usage at high doses, when taken by the elderly, and when
mixed with gemfibrozil--also called under brand name,
"Lopid"--This drug is used to help adjust
triglycerides or "good cholesterol."
A serious side effect is called
Rhabdomyolysis--skeletal cells die and
thus muscle protein is released into the blood which can clog up
Also, potassium emitted from
the damaged muscle cells can cause uncontrolled heart beats that
can lead to cardiac arrest.
Symptoms of Rhabdomyolysis can
comprise of muscle pain, lack of physical strength, fever, black
urine, and vomiting. Pain can be experienced in one group
of muscles or spread throughout the entire body.
Please see your doctor
regarding your health condition and contact your attorney for
your legal rights. Please keep in mind that there may be a
deadline to file your claim so act now!
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