Dr. Shani S. Saks shares her knowledge and describes statin risks and benefits.
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The statins are a group of cholesterol-lowering medications that millions of Americans are on and typically include Lipitor, Zocor, Crestor, Simvastatin, and as a group we call them the statins. They have been proven very effective at lowering the bad cholesterol and lowering a patient’s chance of having a heart disease or a heart attack.
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