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Published by Nova Science Publishers in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Statins (Cardiovascular agents),
  • Hypercholesteremia -- Chemotherapy.,
  • Statins (Cardiovascular agents) -- Side effects.,
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors -- metabolism.,
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors -- adverse effects.,
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors -- therapeutic use.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementB.A. Wong, editor.
ContributionsWong, B. A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRM666.S714 F63 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3408993M
ISBN 101594546177
LC Control Number2005024918

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  “There is a substantial body of research showing that statins are safe and effective drugs for most people, and can reduce the risk of heart attacks and stroke, when prescribed appropriately.   Millions of people around the world take statins to reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke. But new research suggests they may be wasting their time: an international team of scientists has found no link between high levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and heart disease in a study of people aged 60 and over.   Clinical care should focus on increased efforts toward lifestyle modification, periodic diabetes screening and statin initiation and persistence. Liver Function. Statins act in the liver to inhibit HMG-CoA reductase which temporarily depletes intracellular cholesterol and in turn induces production of LDL receptors. The cost for statins is a few hundred dollars per year. Dr. Nissen estimates about 36 million people in the U.S. rely on statins. So far, two injectable non-statins have been approved by the FDA.

  According to the research of Dr. Golomb, nerve problems are a common side effect from statin use; patients who use statins for two or more years are at a 4- to fold increased risk of developing idiopathic polyneuropathy compared to controls. 12 She reports that in many cases, patients told her they had complained to their doctors about.   A study published Monday is pushing back against the notion that up to 40 percent of Americans should be taking statin drugs to reduce the risk of heart disease. But in the absence of such an explanation, you might suspect the statin, especially if the muscle pain began within a few weeks of starting the statin and affects both sides of your body. Your doctor may recommend a lower dose or a different statin, which often resolves the problem. MYTH 3 Taking CoQ10 prevents muscle aches caused by statins.   Statins are a class of drugs used to help lower cholesterol levels in the blood Research by the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) and Pere Virgili Institut (IISPV) led by Lluís Masana revealed.