Patient Safety EducationInfo Center
Statins and Memory Loss? Forget About It
One lifesaving drug may have even fewer side effects than previously thought.
Generic Statins as Good as Brand Name
Statins are medications used for the treatment of high cholesterol. They come in many branded and generic forms. Does it matter which one a physician prescribes?
Diabetes-Lipitor Link Isn't Found in Everyone
Drug treatment can prevent heart problems for those at risk. However, certain drugs may lead to other serious health issues, including diabetes.
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.