Cleveland Clinic cardiologist Leslie Cho, MD, a world expert on statin
intolerance, says there are three things you should try to ward off or minimize these problems, so you can continue taking advantage of these beneficial drugs.
are known to cause muscle pains and it is thought one in 10 people may get them on a statin
The PS-matched group's "mortality rates were 88 (73-105) and 127 (114-142) for statin
The researchers then determined which patients had been taking a statin
and for how long before Parkinson's disease symptoms appeared.
STATINS could prove a valuable weapon in the fight against breast cancer, experts say.
The findings raise the issue of extending statin
prescriptions to anyone above the age of 40, but Dr Aung said that was probably not the way to go.
These two alarming studies have made it apparent that older patients on more intensive statin
regimens are at the greatest risk of developing diabetes from their treatment.
Arya examined the association between the highest statin
dose prescribed within 1 year of PAD diagnosis and rates of amputation and all-cause mortality at 1, 3, and 5 years of follow-up.
The right type of statin
, for the right person, at the right time may provide an inexpensive means to decrease the burden of" Alzheimer's disease.
There was no red-flag signal that would indicate that statin
-induced cognitive decline is a significant side effect of long-term statin
However, since the benefits of statins
are more apparent from studies and patient experience, ezetimibe isn't given as a first-line therapy--instead it may be prescribed alongside a statin
alone aren't sufficient to lower cholesterol, or as an alternative for patients who cannot take a statin
users have more calcium-containing coronary plaques than nonusers in clinical trials.