cardiology
Medicines

Statin adherence low, discontinuation high in elderly Australians

Statin adherence is low and discontinuation is high in the elderly, find Melbourne researchers who pinpoint the patients at highest risk. The nationwide observational study involving over 22,000 adults aged over 65 years prescribed statins found that more than half were non-adherent and more than 2 in 5 discontinued the lipid lowering drugs within the ...

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