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  • rosuvastatin (CRESTOR)
    We list this drug as a Do Not Use drug because it causes kidney, muscle and liver damage.

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    Crestor (rosuvastatin) has 2.8 times the rate of rhabdomyolysis of the second most toxic statin, analysis shows
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    Letter to FDA Renewing Call for Crestor to Be Removed From Market. Rate of Kidney Damage in Crestor Patients Is 75 Times Higher Than in Patients Taking Other Cholesterol Drugs (HRG Publication #1710)
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    The failure of the private sector to meet the quality goals established in The Action Plan and thus the failure to achieve the distribution goal of 75 percent of patients getting scientifically accurate information leaves only one option under Public Law 104-180: the Secretary [Department of Health and Human Services] shall seek public comment on other initiatives that may be carried out to meet such goals.

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