Should women be offered cholesterol lowering drugs to prevent cardiovascular disease?BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39224.456632.59 (Published 24 May 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1087
NO “The benefit is too small compared to possible disadvantages.”
YES “Statins are safe and effective drugs. No one disputes their effectiveness in reducing cholesterol, a known cardiovascular risk factor. …
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