Baycol withdrawn from the market because it was Linked to at least thirty-one US deaths.
Baycol is or e of an extraordinarily popular family of cholesterol-lowering drugs called "statins." Baycol was approved in the United States by the FDA in 1997. The drug was withdrawn because the FDA received reports of Baycol patients experiencing severe rhabdomyolysis.
lysis is a condition that causes muscle-cell breakdown (atrophy) and causes muscle Rhabdomy ness, tenderness, malaise, fever, dark urine, nausea and vomiting. Rhabdomyolysis pain, wealally life-threatening condition.Rhabdomyotysis involves injury to the kidney caused is a potentby toxic effects of the contents of muscle cells.