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GPs face major drive to put younger patients on statins as JBS recommends lifetime QRisk score

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I love the Carl Sagan quote! Do we know who is to benefit from wider statin prescribing? Usually, the answer is easy.......pharmaceutical companies. Expand the market is one strategy to increase sales. Patients' feelings will be taken into account......after they develop side effects or need switching because of interactions........

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03 Jul 2013

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10:46am

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