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Vitamin D does not prevent statin-associated muscle symptoms

Heather Mason   |   Medical News   |   25 November 2022
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Vitamin D supplementation among new statin users does not confer any benefit for reducing the incidence of statin-associated muscle symptoms (SAMS) or treatment discontinuation.

The finding comes from the Vitamin D and Omega-3 trial (VITAL), which randomised 25,871 participants to double-blind vitamin D supplementation to determine whether it prevents cardiovascular...

          

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