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Heart Attack and Statins

Written by ColleenO.

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)

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:

  • Headache
  • Stomach ache
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle weakness
  • Joint pain
  • Liver damage

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