The Risks Don't Outweigh the Benefits in the Use of Statins
Posted by Charles Waisbren on March 24, 2019 at 10:19 AM
It is all about possible risks vs benefits: Statins reduce cardiovascular events by 25%/year; coronary artery deaths by 28%/year; blood clots to the legs and lungs by 15-25%/year and also might decrease the risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease. The risks DON'T outweigh the significant benefits in most patients.
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