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Statins and Grapefruit Drug Interactions - Cholesterol - About.com
Dec 16, 2014 ... Although statins can greatly lower cholesterol levels, statins and grapefruit do not mix - in fact, this interactions may be deadly!
Why Do Statins Cause Muscle Pain Side Effects? - Cholesterol
Dec 4, 2014 ... Statins are cholesterol-lowering medications that lower ldl cholesterol and raise hdl cholesterol. One of the most important statin side effects is ...
The Side Effects of Statin Drugs for Cholesterol - About.com
Dec 16, 2014 ... Although statins have been shown to help lower your cholesterol, they are associated with certain side effects. This article outlines the side ...
Can I Take Statins like Lipitor or Zocor with Grapefruit Juice?
Dec 29, 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 ...
The Statin Drugs - When Should They Be Used? - Heart Disease
Statins drugs reduce cholesterol levels, and have several other effects on the body that reduce your risk for cardiovascular disease.
Do Statins Work in Women? - Heart Disease - About.com
Sep 3, 2013 ... The evidence that statins work in women is less well-developed than the evidence that they work in men.
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 ...
Statins and Cancer - Heart Disease - About.com
Dec 1, 2014 ... Many believe that these non-cholesterol effects may be largely responsible for the unique effectiveness of statins (as opposed to most other ...
Can You Take Statins and Fibrates Together - Cholesterol - About.com
Sep 15, 2013 ... Fibrates, like statins, can affect all aspects of your lipid profile, but can especially affect your triglycerides and LDL cholesterol, or “bad” ...
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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