Users' questions

What tablets are classed as statins?

What tablets are classed as statins?

Types of statin

  • atorvastatin (Lipitor)
  • fluvastatin (Lescol)
  • pravastatin (Lipostat)
  • rosuvastatin (Crestor)
  • simvastatin (Zocor)

Do all cardiologists take statins?

What a Cardiologist Wants You to Know. About 35 million people take statins in the United States, but research says only 55% of those who are recommended to take a statin are taking one.

When did the new statin guidelines come out?

Their findings were published in 2 papers on July 14, 2015, in the Journal of the American Medical Association. A group led by Dr. Udo Hoffmann at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School studied whether the new guidelines improved the efficiency and accuracy of the previous ones.

Is there a link between statin and memory loss?

Researchers scrutinized health records of more than 11 million people who saw their primary care doctors from 1987 to 2013. They compared reports of memory problems by three groups of people: 26,000 who were given another type of cholesterol-lowering drug (not a statin) to lower cholesterol, such as a fibrate or niacin

Is it safe to take statins for non alcoholic liver disease?

The administration of statins in these patients is as safe as in the general population. Keywords: Non alcoholic fatty liver disease; hepatocellular carcinoma; liver enzymes; non alcoholic steatohepatitis; statins; type 2 diabetes mellitus.. Copyright© Bentham Science Publishers; For any queries, please email at [email protected].

Are there any effective statins for NAFLD or Nash?

NASH, and to a lesser extent NAFLD have been associated with increased liver-related, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and allcause mortality. No effective treatment is widely acceptable. Objective: The purpose of this review is to summarize available data on the impact of statins on NAFLD and NASH.