Can statin medication affect LV function?
I had a recent echocardiogram and v ejection fraction of 32%. I have been on a statin medication for a number of years and read that these medications could affect LV function. I sustained an MI in 1991 and an echo at that time the VEF was 41%. What can I do to improve this condition. Iam quite...
Does statin drugs reduce carotid artery blockage ?
It is known statin drugs reduce LDL. My question is, do they reduce the amount of plague already formed on the carotid artery? What reduces the plague? Is the carotid artery blockage a slow process? How fast does it progress? I’d appreciate it you could share some of the related articles.
What is the best statin with very less side effects?
I had an allergic reaction (round rash size of quarter) on right forearm. appeared suddenly, dermatologist said it was a lesion from my pravastatin and to stop taking it...that was two weeks ago and steroid cream is gradually taking it away....yesterday my blood pressure shot up to 190/110...i...
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