Muscle Weakness/metabolic|Meds And Other Causes

Etiology

  • Steroid induced: etiology includes long term glucocorticoid use, cushiness disease
  • Statin induced: symptoms include vague ache more than weakness; can occur at any time, rarely rhabdomyolysis
  • Alcohol induced muscle weakness
  • Low phosphorous levels
  • Glycogen storage disorder--> very uncommon