Higher statin doses translate into a larger survival benefit for people with pre-existing heart disease, a real-world study shows, but an overemphasis on side effects means many Australians may be receiving suboptimal doses, an expert says. The National Heart Foundation’s chief medical advisor, Professor Garry Jennings was commenting on a US study in just over half ...
Ischaemic heart disease
Many Australians getting suboptimal statin doses
By Sunalie Silva
11 Nov 2016