cardiology
Medicines

Statin side effects are 90% nocebo: AHA 2020

The vast majority of symptoms attributed to taking a statin are also reported by people when taking a placebo. A late-breaking session at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2020 was told side effects such as muscle pain were often the reasons patients ceased taking their cholesterol-lowering medications. Yet in a n-of-1 trial design in ...

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