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Statin Drugs - Cholesterol - About.com
Statins are the most commonly prescribed family of medications used to treat high cholesterol that cannot be controlled with diet and exercise alone.
Why Do Statins Cause Muscle Pain Side Effects? - Cholesterol
Jun 9, 2014 ... Statins are cholesterol-lowering medications that lower ldl cholesterol and raise hdl cholesterol. One of the most important statin side effects is ...
Statin - Side Effects and Drug Interactions - Cholesterol - About.com
May 20, 2014 ... Statin drugs have the potential to induce statin side effects, they also have the potential for drug interactions. Statins lower ldl cholesterol and ...
The Statin Drugs - When Should They Be Used? - Heart Disease
Jun 11, 2014 ... Statins drugs reduce cholesterol levels, and have several other effects on the body that reduce your risk for cardiovascular disease.
Muscle Side Effects of Statin Drugs - Heart Disease - About.com
May 14, 2014 ... While the statins are generally quite well-tolerated, the most common side effects are related to the skeletal muscles.
Can I Take Statins like Lipitor or Zocor with Grapefruit Juice? - Drugs
Jul 7, 2014 ... Statins such as Lipitor, Zocor, and Mevacor can interact with grapefruit juice. If you drink grapefruit juice while taking these statins, too much of ...
Lower Cholesterol With Statin Drugs - About.com
Sep 15, 2013 ... Statin drugs are cholesterol medications that possess many benefits -including the fact that statins lower cholesterol significantly.
Statins and Cancer - Heart Disease - About.com
statin drugs , used for reducing cholesterol levels and lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease, are among the most commonly prescribed drugs in the world.
Statins and Grapefruit Drug Interactions - Cholesterol - About.com
May 16, 2014 ... Although statins can greatly lower cholesterol levels, statins and grapefruit do not mix - in fact, this interactions may be deadly!
The Side Effects of Statin Drugs for Cholesterol - About.com
Although statins have been shown to help lower your cholesterol, they are associated with certain side effects. This article outlines the side effects associated ...
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