Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Questions over statin prescribing

This drug is always in and out of the news, questions have been raised over their effectiveness in healthy people. I blogged about this 5 years ago when they became available over the counter. In fact I'd argue that for people without famialial hypercholesteroleamia they will result in an increase in cholesterol upon ceasing to use the drug.
So if you want to really know and understand the benefits of statins I'd suggest reading my earlier post