Letters Hypercholesterolaemia

Reasons to be cautious about cholesterol lowering drugs

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a1493 (Published 03 September 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1493
  1. Mark Struthers, general practitioner1
  1. 1Flitwick Surgery, Flitwick, Bedfordshire MK45 1DZ
  1. mark.struthers{at}which.net

    There are reasons to be cautious about prescribing all cholesterol lowering drugs.1 The West Midlands Centre for Adverse Drug Reactions, which produces the Adverse Drug Reaction Bulletin, has recently issued a warning via the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concerning a potentially increased …

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