how to avoid problems with statins
You'll get questions about how to avoid problems with statins.
Statins (atorvastatin, simvastatin, etc) are commonly prescribed to lower cholesterol and heart risk. They are started in most people who've had a heart attack or stroke...and many people with diabetes.
Plus statins can be used in patients who smoke or have high blood pressure because these problems can increase the risk of having a heart attack or stroke.