Patient Safety EducationInfo Center
Statins and Memory Loss? Forget About It
One lifesaving drug may have even fewer side effects than previously thought.
Concerns About Common Cholesterol Rx Abound
Patients like to think medications will simply make them better, but often, side effect risks are involved. Some experts are expressing concerns that these risks are too great for a common cholesterol medication.
Rx Combo May Trigger Serious Reactions
Some things just don't mix — and that applies to medications. One antibiotic combined with statins may be dangerous. Fortunately, other types of antibiotics may be safer when mixed with statins.
A new study suggests there isn't enough evidence to recommend the widespread use of cholesterol-lowering stain drugs for patients who don't have a history of cardiovascular disease.