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Generic versions of brand-name statin cholesterol pills including Lipitor, Crestor and Merck’s own Zocor now cost $10 to $20 a month.
This is important because, despite our very good efforts over the past half-century to lower blood lipids (largely through the use of statins and changes in diet), heart disease remains the No.
The heart attack patients who enrolled all had high CRP levels and were given the best treatments available, including aggressive statin therapy.
But researchers are more divided over why people abandon statins.
Modern research has demonstrated that RYR contains statin-type compounds and lowers cholesterol (Atherosclerosis, June 2015).
Red yeast rice should never be taken in addition to a statin, Becker noted.
Monacolin K is chemically the same as the active ingredient in lovastatin, a type of prescription statin.
One of those two drugs is a statin, a drug widely prescribed to prevent heart disease.
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Origin and Etymology of statin
First Known Use: 1985See Words from the same year
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