Harvard Women's Health Watch

Ask the doctor: My statin is causing muscle pain. What should I do?

The muscle pain from statin use can signal several conditions. If you have pain, stop taking the drug, see your physician, and look for alternative ways to reduce your cholesterol.

To continue reading this article you must be registered.

Get Licensed Content to Harvard Health

If you are interested in licensing content from Harvard Health Publications, please contact us using our online form. Our licensing and business development professionals will help you leverage consumer health content from Harvard Medical School as a clear differentiator in helping achieve your business goals.

Contact Us

Customer Log In