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GPs 'should prescribe statins to younger patients' using 30-year risk score

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One issue we have never really looked into seriously , is the so called nocebo effect of statin as reported previously i.e. the side effects are more likely to occur if patients have prior knowledge of them before commencing the drug. My feeling is these arguments on primary prevention with statin( excluding familial hyperlidaemia )have turned into a Brexit-like polarisation. Not sure whether we can have a common sense driven debate(s) anymore.

Posted date

20 Nov 2018

Posted time

1:09pm

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