Review: Statin monotherapy is safe in hyperlipidemia except for increased risk for transaminase elevation: COMMENTARY

Bronson, David L.
May 2007
ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2007, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p70
Academic Journal
The author comments on a review of a study on the safeness of administering statin monotherapy in patients with hyperlipidemia. He asserted that the study indicated that generic simvastatin is cost-effective in preventing cardiovascular events. He explains that statins are safe and effective as monotherapy. He also noted that statins are not risk free, thus awareness and monitoring are needed.


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