Lipitor News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/9/2016
High-Dose Statins Boost Survival: Study

Increased doses reduced death risk in those with existing heart disease

5/20/2015
Cholesterol Drugs May Lower Stroke Risk for Healthy Older Adults

Statins and fibrates both drop chances by about one-third, study suggests

3/5/2015
Statins Linked to Raised Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Large Finnish study found a nearly 50 percent increase in people taking cholesterol-lowering drugs

9/15/2014
Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescriptions for Generic Statins: Study

Higher use of cheaper types of cholesterol-lowering drugs led to a lower risk of heart problems

3/31/2014
Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Boost a Man's Sex Life: Study

But men shouldn't take statins for that effect alone, researcher says

10/10/2013
Breast Cancer Patients Have Unrelated Plastic Surgery After Reconstruction

Women who've had a mastectomy sometimes seek procedures such as facelifts, study says

7/24/2013
Statin Use May Reduce Parkinson's Risk, Study Says

Stopping cholesterol-lowering drug could raise odds of the disease, researchers suggest

7/9/2013
Most Statin Users Won't Have Major Side Effects

However, large review found 9 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes

4/1/2013
Statin Side Effects Often Manageable: Study

People who quit may do better with different type or dose of cholesterol-lowering drugs

3/20/2013
High-Dose Statins Linked to Acute Kidney Damage

Large study doesn't prove connection, but experts say patients should ask doctors about concerns

8/21/2012
Statins Won't Hurt, Might Even Help, Your Pancreas: Study

Findings contradict previous reports on possible connection

5/10/2012
Statins May Help Prevent Irregular Heartbeat in Elderly

Cholesterol-lowering drugs cut risk of atrial fibrillation in people with high blood pressure, early study found

3/27/2012
New Injection Might Lower Tough-to-Treat Cholesterol

'Monoclonal antibody' showed promise in small, early study

3/21/2012
Statin Alternative Looks Promising in Early Trials

Levels of LDL 'bad' cholesterol lowered with no significant side effects, study says

2/29/2012
Could a Statin Lower Your Risk for Depression?

Study finds heart patients who take the cholesterol-lowering drugs less apt to be depressed

2/2/2012
It's 'Buyer Beware' When Getting Statins Off the Internet

Safety information, side-effect warnings are often lacking, British study finds

1/30/2012
Statins Equally Effective in Women and Men

Cholesterol-lowering drugs reduce cardiovascular events, death for both sexes, researchers say

11/29/2011
Lipitor Goes Generic, Saving Patients Money

Top-selling cholesterol-lowering drug will be available to more people