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Conference Report

ESC 2022 — Small fraction of muscle symptoms attributed to statin therapy

Shrabasti Bhattacharya   |   01 September 2022

Takeaway

  • The Cholesterol Treatment Trialists’ (CTT) Collaboration showed that low-/moderate-intensity statin treatment was associated with a small increase in the risk of muscle symptoms, with the risk being higher only in the first year of commencing the therapy.

Why this matters

  • Statins reduce the incidence of myocardial infarction and ischaemic...

          

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