Tag Archives | simvastatin

Article reminds us of the importance of focusing on drug effects on health (not cholesterol)

Back in November I wrote about a study which, like others that came before it, casts doubt about the benefits of cholesterol reduction. In this study, combining a stating with ezetimibe (which reduces cholesterol absorption from the gut) produced less favourable outcomes than a statin coupled with niacin (vitamin B3) in terms of arterial health. […]

Continue Reading Comments { 5 }