Statin drug interactions and related adverse reactions

@article{Bellosta2012StatinDI,
  title={Statin drug interactions and related adverse reactions},
  author={Stefano Bellosta and Alberto Corsini},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Drug Safety},
  year={2012},
  volume={11},
  pages={933 - 946}
}
  • Stefano Bellosta, Alberto Corsini
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Expert Opinion on Drug Safety
  • Introduction: Statin monotherapy is generally well tolerated, with a low frequency of adverse events. The most important adverse effects associated with statins are myopathy and an asymptomatic increase in hepatic transaminases, both of which occur infrequently. Because statins are prescribed on a long-term basis, their possible interactions with other drugs deserve particular attention, as many patients will typically receive pharmacological therapy for concomitant conditions during the course… CONTINUE READING

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