Abstract Title:

[Hepatitis associated with treatment with lovastatin. Presentation of 2 cases].

Abstract Source:

Gastroenterol Hepatol. 1998 Mar ;21(3):127-8. PMID: 9607293

Abstract Author(s):

M Bruguera, P Joya, J Rodés

Article Affiliation:

Servicio de Hepatología, Hospital Clínic i Provincial de Barcelona.


Two women of 57 and 59 years of age, presented anicteric hepatitis at 9 months and 3 years, respectively, of the initiation of treatment with lovastatin (20 mg/day) for hypercholesterolemia. In both cases other causes of liver damage were excluded and the analytical alterations normalized within a few weeks following discontinuation of the medication.

Study Type : Human: Case Report

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