Muscular adverse effects are common with statins

  title={Muscular adverse effects are common with statins},
  author={Peter Christian G{\o}tzsche},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  • Peter Christian Gøtzsche
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • The 2011 Cochrane review of statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease reported a risk ratio of 1.03 for muscle pain—3% more patients developed muscle pain on the drug than on placebo.1 However, industry funded randomised trials are notoriously unreliable … 

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