Among the most commonly prescribed drugs, HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins) help lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol by 25%-60% and are associated with decreased cardiovascular disease mortality rates. Although statins are safe and highly effective for most patients, they have been linked to certain significant adverse effects. Are you aware of the latest key clinical information on statin use, including updated intolerance classification, adverse effects, and prescribing recommendations? Test your knowledge of these common cholesterol-lowering agents with this short quiz.
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Cite this: Mary L. Windle. Rapid Rx Quiz: Statin Intolerance and Related Concerns - Medscape - Sep 01, 2022.