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Statins side effects: Sign on your tongue you could be having a serious allergic reaction

Apart from lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, atorvastatin is also used to prevent heart disease and strokes. One of the…

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Statins side effects: Can the popular drug affect your appetite? What you need to know

Statins are a group of medicines that can help lower the level of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in the blood.…

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Statins side effects: Interstitial lung disease among ‘serious side effects’ – the signs

Why do I have to take statins? Having a high level of “bad cholesterol”, also known as LDL cholesterol, can…

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Covid breakthrough as ‘wonder’ statins cut risk of death – millions of Brits may get them

Their “bonus” protection may cut the risk of dying for millions, say scientists. Over-45s already on the cholesterol busters before…

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Statins side effects: Three symptoms from drug use that could affect how a person walks

One study looked at statin induced myopathic weakness causing disability. Over the course of assessing patients in a weekly outpatient…

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Statins side effects: Four citrus fruits that could interact to have serious consequences

Specific molecules occurring naturally in grapefruit juice may increase the level of statins in a person’s blood, which can ‘exacerbate’…

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Statins may spur on the progression of a disease that affects millions in UK – new study

Those who developed diabetes related complications such as ketoacidosis, whereby the body produces elevated amounts of blood acids, which can…

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Statins side effects: Muscle weakness or myopathy may cause 3 walking-related symptoms

Millions of people are prescribed statins to help lower their cholesterol. It has been widely reported that statin use does…

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Statins side effects: The sensation in your arms, hands, legs and feet to be aware of

It is thought that more than seven million Britons take these drugs. Despite the popularity of statins, they remain highly…

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Statins side effects: Sign to look for on your skin – ‘check with your doctor immediately’

Statins are a drug people take largely to reduce cholesterol and prevent or delay strokes and heart attacks. The Mayo…

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