Statin induced myopathy and myalgia: time trend analysis and comparison of risk associated with statin class from 1991-2006.

<h4>Background</h4>Statins are widely used as a cholesterol lowering medication, reduce cardiovascular mortality and morbidity in high risk patients; and only rarely cause serious adverse drug reactions (ADRs). UK primary care databases of morbidity and prescription data, which now cover...

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Main Authors: Mariam Molokhia, Paul McKeigue, Vasa Curcin, Azeem Majeed
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2008-06-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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