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Which of the following drug can cause muscle weakness? (LQ)



A Statin
B Zidovudine

C Chloropine
D All of the above

Ans. D

All of the above

Acquired myopathy

TABLE: Selected Causes of Acquired Myopathy

1). Polymyositis

a. Idiopathic

b. Associated with other connective

c. tissue diseases, infectious agents (including HIV), and drugs

d. Associated with malignancy

2). Electrolyte disorders

a. Hypokalemia

b. Hyperkalemia

c. Hypercalcemia

3). Endocrine disorders

a. Diabetes

b. Hypothyroidism

c. Hyperthyroidism

d. Cushing's disease

e. Acromegaly

f. Hyperparathyroid

4). Drugs

a. Statins,

b. Chloroquine

c. Zidovudine

d. iv. Steroids

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