ADVERTISEMENT

ESC 2022 — Small fraction of muscle symptoms attributed to statin therapy

Shrabasti Bhattacharya   |   Conference Report   |   01 September 2022
ADVERTISEMENT

Takeaway

  • The Cholesterol Treatment Trialists’ (CTT) Collaboration showed that low-/moderate-intensity statin treatment was associated with a small increase in the risk of muscle symptoms, with the risk being higher only in the first year of commencing the therapy.

Why this matters

  • Statins reduce the incidence of myocardial infarction and ischaemic...

          

January Challenge

Ends in 2d 1h
left
right

Topic Challenges

left
right