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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 ...
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.
Why Do Statins Cause Muscle Pain Side Effects? - Cholesterol
Statins are cholesterol-lowering medications that lower ldl cholesterol and raise hdl cholesterol. One of the most important statin side effects is muscle pain.
The Statin Drugs - When Should They Be Used? - Heart Disease
5 days ago ... Statins drugs reduce cholesterol levels, and have several other effects on the body that reduce your risk for cardiovascular disease.
Can I Take Statins like Lipitor or Zocor with Grapefruit Juice?
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 ...
Why Statins are Different from Other Cholesterol Drugs
Mar 7, 2014 ... While many drugs are available to lower cholesterol, statins are the drugs that have been shown in several clinical trials to significantly reduce ...
How Do I Take Statin Drugs? - Cholesterol - About.com
Jun 16, 2014 ... Statin drugs are a popular class of cholesterol lowering drugs that lower LDL, raise HDL, and lower triglycerides. Like other drugs, in order for ...
Muscle Side Effects of Statin Drugs - Heart Disease - About.com
While the statins are generally quite well-tolerated, the most common side effects are related to the skeletal muscles.
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.
Evidence Indicates That Statins May Increase Risk of Diabetes
Mar 7, 2014 ... Statins reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, but may increase the risk of diabetes. When does the benefit outweigh the risk?
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