Posts Tagged ‘high potency statins’

March 20th, 2013

High Potency Statins Linked to Increased Risk for Acute Kidney Injury

Although the beneficial effects of high-potency statins have been well-characterized in clinical trials, these same trials have lacked the power to illuminate rare but potentially important adverse events. A suggestion of one such area of concern, acute kidney injury, was first raised in the SATURN trial. Now, a new study published in BMJ provides further information about this area. […]