Category Archive for: ‘Cholesterol Medication’

Statin Side Effects: Weigh The Benefits And Risks

Mayo ClinicOct. 30, 2008 Because of their effectiveness, statins are often prescribed for people with high cholesterol to lower their total cholesterol and reduce their risk of a heart attack or stroke. Most people who are prescribed statins will take them for the rest of their lives, which can make statin side effects difficult to manage. For some people, statin …

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