- n an oral drug (trade name Pravachol) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels; recommended after nonfatal heart attacks
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- Some Statins May Increase Risk of Type II Diabetes
A recent study published in the British Medical Journal indicates that powerful statins like Zocor, Crestor, and Lipitor could increase risk of diabetes by 22 percent compared with weaker ones like Pravachol. Other studies have hinted that statins may increase the risk of type II diabetes, but now it appears that we have new research that confirms the connection, which means that patients taking ...
June 14, 2013 - Injury Board