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NPS FAQs: statins and cardiovascular disease

12 Dec 2013

With the statins group of cholesterol-lowering medicines continuing to make headlines this week, independent organisation NPS MedicineWise has reviewed the latest clinical evidence and published a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on its website addressing people’s key concerns.

The questions and answers range from how a statin medicine can help and who should be prescribed them, to the side effects statins can cause and what the evidence is behind their use. NPS MedicineWise is urging anyone with concerns to read the information and talk to their doctor to make a shared decision about whether statins are right for them.

Read the Frequently Asked Questions on the NPS website.


Published: 12 Dec 2013