2014 Statin Safety Update

Last Updated: Tuesday, 20-May-2014 16:00:00 EDT

The National Lipid Association (NLA) recently convened an Expert Panel on Statin Safety to examine various aspects of statin therapy and to determine its safety, patient tolerance and effectiveness. Results of the symposium findings are published this month in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology, addressing six specific statin-related safety issues including the effects of statins on: cognition, diabetes risk, liver function, muscle symptoms, interactions with other drugs, and statin intolerance.

You can download the paper below, or you can visit out Statin Safety Update 2014 Announcement Page