patients on statins (atorvastatin, simvastatin, etc) will get fewer liver function lab tests

You'll hear buzz that patients on statins (atorvastatin, simvastatin, etc) will get fewer liver function lab tests.

These lab tests are to see if the statin is impacting the liver.

Patients often get liver enzyme tests checked when starting a statin...with dose increases...and then once or twice a year.

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