Statin-induced myopathy

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Abstract

Statins are widely used for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Several large clinical trials have demonstrated that by lowering LDL-cholesterol clinical events (eg myocardial infarction, stroke, and vasuclar death) can be reduced when statins are commenced in most patients without contraindications who have established cardiovascular disease.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)66-71
Number of pages6
JournalAustralian Pharmacist
Volume32
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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