Statin Users Risk Heart Attacks By Dropping Treatment or Taking Low Doses

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Complying with heart attack treatment

Thousands of statin users worldwide are suffering preventable heart attacks, simply because they are not complying with their treatment or are taking too low a dose, according to new research published online today (Thursday 7 December) in European Heart Journal1.

These life-saving drugs, used to lower cholesterol levels in people at risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), can only be optimally effective if patients use them properly

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