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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)
- Lovastatin (Mevacor)
- Simvastatin (Zocor)
- Fluvastatin (Lescol)
Effect of Statins on Heart Attack
Statins may help reduce the risk of a heart attack by lowering cholesterol levels and decreasing inflammation.
Read more details about Statins.
Possible side effects of statins include:
- Stomach ache
- Muscle weakness
- Joint pain
- Liver damage
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