Posts Tagged ‘pravastatin’

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July 9th, 2013

Low Rate of Problems with Statins in Study of Quarter Million Patients

A very large analysis of previously published studies finds that statins are generally safe and well tolerated, but helps confirm previous links to a small increased risk for diabetes and elevation of liver enzymes. Some statins were better tolerated than others, and lower-dose statins were better tolerated than high doses. In a paper published in Circulation: Cardiovascular […]