Sunday, 27 October 2013
Are statins being overprescribed?
I was shocked to be told by a pharmacist that there's an 'unwritten principle' that everyone over 60 should be put on statins. I know that statins have a number of possible side-effects, including memory loss (as I've mentioned previously).
A few days after my conversation with the pharmacist, I read this article:
For those who may not have time to read the article, this extract will give you a flavour: