Patients not protocolsBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7183.596 (Published 27 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:596
- Elizabeth A McClure, general practitioner
“Dear Dr Elizabeth,
“I am returning the Lipitor tablets as well as the Zocor. I take them about 3.0p.m.; the first 2days they did not have much effect, but on Thursday I had some aches and pains and wobbles and on Friday 1did not know where to put myself in the evening! Alright, after a night's sleep.
“A year or so ago, I remember you saying that 6.5wasn't too bad a cholesterol level at my age, then you read something …