Statins are the medication of choice for reducing LDL cholesterol, but a new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs, PCSK9 inhibitors, has entered the market.
Many people who are healthy but at increased risk of cardiovascular disease should take statins for primary prevention, according to new recommendations.
If your LDL levels remain stubbornly high or you develop intolerable side effects, such as persistent muscle pain, you may be a candidate for other cholesterol-lowering medications.
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Today’s drug research is informed by genomic advances that are contributing to the creation of personalized therapies for many disorders, including high LDL,
These four high-risk groups are most likely to benefit from statin therapy.