drug-induced proximal myopathy

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Drug-induced subacute proximal myopathy may be caused by:

  • diamorphine
  • alcohol
  • clofibrate
  • chloroquine
  • quinine
  • lithium
  • emetine
  • corticosteroids
  • any drug causing hypokalaemia, e.g. diuretics

Last reviewed 01/2018

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