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New Warnings on Cholesterol-Lowering Statins
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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
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