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The never-ending push-pull of statins

W hen U.S. Preventive Services Task Force members planted their flag amid the statin debate, they recommended a somewhat higher cutoff to start statins than their cardiology colleagues. ... fat intake between statin users and nonusers among US adults:
April 2017

Statins and fatigue

Whether the statins were causing problems in these two otherwise healthy men is unclear. ... Effects were seen in a generally healthy sample given modest statin doses, and both simvastatin and pravastatin contributed to the significant adverse effect of
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--Statins rose tenfold as their use in primary prevention is questioned

QD: News Every Day--Statins rose tenfold as their use in primary prevention is questioned. ... But in the past year, using statins for primary prevention has come into question.
May 2019

Statins, polypills, and more from JUPITER

Herewith, a summary of statin-related research presented today and yesterday:. Is there a polypill in your future? ... I think vascular disease is so different, and involves a lot of calcification that may not be treatable with statins.
May 2019

Statins and exercise

Statins and exercise. Several years ago, one of my best friends complained that a statin was interfering with his exercise routine. ... But until the current study, no experiment scrupulously had explored the interactions of statin drugs and workouts in
May 2019

The statin controversy

The statin controversy. A friend asked me recently about statins. He takes a statin for primary prevention, but is concerned that he has muscle pain and weakness as a side effect. ... So he posed the question: “How important is the statin?”. The
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--Statins' boost to erectile function may promote adherence

The increase in erectile function scores with statins was approximately one-third to one-half of what has been reported with drugs like Viagra, Cialis or Levitra,” said John B. ... Kostis said. “For men with erectile dysfunction who need statins to
May 2019

ACP Internist

This regulatory update includes a warning on combining protease inhibitors and statins, approval of an orphan drug, and steps the FDA is taking to increase the supply of cancer drugs.

Another guideline problem involves inaccurate CV risk estimation

The guideline uses a risk calculator to guide lipid lowering (mostly statin) prescribing. ... I will certainly not start taking a statin given the more accurate estimation.
May 2019

The simple truth about cholesterol

statins." Those with a risk of 10% or less should simply work on dietary changes, maintaining a healthy weight, and exercise.
May 2019

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