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The never-ending push-pull of statins | ACP Internist

Statins have proven their potential to reduce end-point outcomes, such as death from cardiovascular disease. But the drug class also has some downsides, and the pros and the cons become a close call.

Statins appear to benefit all ages, may be less helpful for primary prevention in the elderly | ACP Internist Weekly | ACP Internist

A meta-analysis by the Cholesterol Treatment Trialists' Collaboration looked at the effect of statins on major vascular events, cause-specific mortality, and cancer incidence.

The statin controversy : ACP Internist

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...

Statins and fatigue : ACP Internist

Over 6 years ago I wrote this post, " Why patients stop taking statins! " Whether the statins were causing problems in these two otherwise h...

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Europe's take on America's statins guidelines : ACP Internist

In November 2013 the American Heart Association released new recommendations on who should be taking “statins” (drugs like Lipitor/atorvasta...

Statins, polypills, and more from JUPITER : ACP Internist

Not surprisingly, the American College of Cardiology '09 meeting underway in Orlando is chock-a-block with new studies about statins. Herewi...

Statins and exercise : ACP Internist

Several years ago, one of my best friends complained that a statin was interfering with his exercise routine. While I believed him, I was a ...

FDA Updates Archives | ACP Internist

ACP Internist provides news and information for internal medicine physicians about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP.

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

The percentage of adults 45 years of age and over taking statins increased from 2% in 1988-1994 to 25% in 2005-2008, reports the chartbook "...

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