Can statin drugs cause death?

Asked By: Lia Hudson
Date created: Sun, Mar 28, 2021 3:36 AM
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Very rarely, statins can cause life-threatening muscle damage called rhabdomyolysis (rab-doe-my-OL-ih-sis). Rhabdomyolysis can cause severe muscle pain, liver damage, kidney failure and death. The risk of very serious side effects is extremely low, and calculated in a few cases per million people taking statins.
Answered By: Leatha Bergstrom
Date created: Mon, Mar 29, 2021 5:39 AM

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Statin Drugs Can Kill You Larry Frieders 2016-11-14T20:42:46+00:00. If you’re taking any of the prescription anti-cholesterol drugs called statins you need to know that they can be dangerous to your health. In addition to the common side effects**, top-selling statin drugs were found to: Raise blood pressure.
Answered By: Torey Bogan
Date created: Tue, Mar 30, 2021 9:31 PM
ALLHAT (Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial), the largest North American cholesterol-lowering trial ever, showed that mortality of the treatment group and controls after three or six years was identical. 38 Researchers used data from more than 10,000 participants given cholesterol-lowering drugs and followed them over a period of four years, comparing the use of a statin drug to “usual care,” namely maintaining proper body weight, no ...
Answered By: Angela Marvin
Date created: Wed, Mar 31, 2021 4:50 AM
Three other leading statin brands -- Novartis's Lescol, BMS's Lipostat and AstraZeneca's Crestor -- have been associated with 19 deaths. As well as the deaths there have also been reports of 7,000 side effects reported to the Department of Health by doctors, including kidney and liver damage and muscle weakness.
Answered By: Godfrey Boehm
Date created: Wed, Mar 31, 2021 9:56 PM
Statin drugs are prescription medications that lower cholesterol and prevent cardiovascular disease, which is the leading cause of death in the United States. Often the first line of therapy after lifestyle changes, statins can reduce the risk of stroke, heart attack and even death from cardiovascular disease by 25 percent or more.
Answered By: Lois Rosenbaum
Date created: Fri, Apr 2, 2021 7:07 PM
Very rarely, statins can cause life-threatening muscle damage called rhabdomyolysis (rab-doe-my-OL-ih-sis). Rhabdomyolysis can cause severe muscle pain, liver damage, kidney failure and death. The risk of very serious side effects is extremely low, and calculated in a few cases per million people taking statins.
Answered By: Yadira Bergnaum
Date created: Sat, Apr 3, 2021 6:27 AM
Statins reduce the risk of fatal heart attacks in women with cardiovascular disease. Women taking statins were 26% less likely to die of coronary disease than those taking a placebo. However, both groups had a similar risk of death from all causes.
Answered By: Ova Carroll
Date created: Sun, Apr 4, 2021 1:27 AM
The kidneys can become damaged trying to eliminate a large amount of muscle breakdown caused by statin use. This can ultimately lead to kidney failure or even death.
Answered By: Marcelino Bauch
Date created: Mon, Apr 5, 2021 2:01 PM
Some 8.5% of them had a cardiovascular event, such as a heart attack or stroke, within four years – versus 7.6% of those who continued taking statins. And 6.6% of patients who stopped taking...
Answered By: Mia Dietrich
Date created: Tue, Apr 6, 2021 3:42 AM
Yes, heart disease is a killer. In fact, it is the leading cause of death in the United States. Does that mean that the benefits of taking statin drugs outweigh the risks? No. It means that we all need to work hard to prevent heart disease – a condition
Answered By: Hershel Mohr
Date created: Tue, Apr 6, 2021 2:46 PM
Statin drugs are definitely indicated when there is high risk of coronary heart disease or existing coronary heart disease. For people with diabetes, history of stroke or other cerebrovascular disease or peripheral vessel disease, statins have been found to: Reduce total mortality by reducing cardiovascular deaths.
Answered By: Kaci Hyatt
Date created: Wed, Apr 7, 2021 2:54 PM
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