Statin intolerance: more questions than answers.

Journal Article

The dramatic effectiveness of statins in improving the course of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease tends to overshadow questions of statin intolerance. Thus after more than 25 years of clinical statin use, intolerance remains a poorly understood, frustrating issue for patients and providers. It has been extraordinarily difficult to define statin intolerance and its implications for clinical practice. Here, we briefly summarize current knowledge and raise questions that need to be addressed.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Guyton, JR; Campbell, KB; Lakey, WC

Published Date

  • January 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 7 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 3

PubMed ID

  • 24308790

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1751-2441

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1586/17512433.2014.857601

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • England