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Side effects of statin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   is there any harm if one take statin tablets for a long time to reduce cholestrole??
Doctor :   pl provide your age, height , weight, gender, occupation and marital status
User :   34, 184 cms, 92kgs, married, lecturer
User :   my cholestrol level does not fall below 200 any time
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there are some side effects of the statins
User :   no other problems like BP, sugar and all
User :   what are those?/
User :   the how to reduce it??
Doctor :   which medications are you taking?
User :   atheart 10mg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any other medications?
User :   no
Doctor :   side effects may be like
Doctor :   muscle cramps
Doctor :   myalgias

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