TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Bronson, David L.
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2007, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
25169118

 

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