TITLE

Was the Statin Prescription Right in the First Place?

PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Aug2003, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Interviews Ernst Schaefer, a physician and heart disease researcher, on the over-prescription of statin drugs and their effect on reducing the cholesterol level. Information on several statin drugs, such as atorvastatin and simvastatin; Mechanism of action of statin drugs; Discussion on muscle pain caused by statin drug intake; Alternative ways of reducing the cholesterol level.
ACCESSION #
10671627

 

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