Skip to content
New Warnings on Cholesterol-Lowering Statins
avatar
Haylen_WebMD_Staff posted:
Memory loss, confusion, high blood sugar, and type 2 diabetes are possible side effects of the popular cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins, the FDA warns.

Brand name and generic versions of statin drugs must carry these warnings on their labels, the FDA today announced.

Click the link for more information as well as specific medication brand names and types.

Have you experienced any adverse side effects? If so, how are you addressing?

Haylen
Was this Helpful?
2 of 2 found this helpful
Reply


Featuring Experts

There are no Expert stories for this community right now

Helpful Tips

Statin treatment reduces the risk of heart disease in women
A large study has shown conclusively that statin treatment reduces the risk of heart disease in women, say the researchers from the ... More
Was this Helpful?
0 of 1 found this helpful