Letters Statins for people at low risk

Need for proper trial protocols to assess side effects of drugs

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h4303 (Published 11 August 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4303
  1. Klim McPherson, professor1
  1. 1University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
  1. klim.mcpherson{at}new.ox.ac.uk

The statin saga is iconic, because it highlights the need for clinical data sharing and the constant need for proper assessment of side effects.1 Apparently the Cochrane review group is not interested in seeking the data on adverse events, …

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