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Statins are commonly prescribed to help lower cholesterol. Statins have been shown to reduce death, heart attacks, and stroke.

Common statins include:

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Statins are commonly prescribed to help lower cholesterol. Statins have been shown to reduce death, heart attacks, and stroke.

Common statins include:

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Statins help to lower cholesterol levels and decrease inflammation.

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Statins may help reduce the risk of a heart attack by lowering cholesterol levels and decreasing inflammation.

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Statins are drugs that help to lower blood cholesterol levels. They may be prescribed along with a low cholesterol diet if you have high cholesterol. Atorvastatin (Lipitor) may reduce the risk of repeat stroke or heart attack.

Common names include:

  • Atorvastatin (Lipitor)
  • (Pravachol)
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor)
  • Simvastatin (Zocor)
  • Fluvastatin (Lescol)
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Statins may help reduce the risk of a heart attack by lowering cholesterol levels and decreasing inflammation.

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Possible side effects of statins include:

  • Headache
  • Stomach ache
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle weakness
  • Joint pain
  • Liver damage
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Statins help to lower cholesterol levels and decrease inflammation.

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Statins are often prescribed to people diagnosed with coronary artery disease (CAD). These medicines may reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack.

Common statins include:

  • Atorvastatin (Lipitor)
  • Pravastatin (Pravachol)
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor)
  • Simvastatin (Zocor)
  • Fluvastatin (Lescol)
  • Rosuvastatin (Crestor)
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Statins help to lower cholesterol levels and decrease inflammation.

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