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BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 27 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:596
  1. Elizabeth A McClure, general practitioner
  1. Chester

    “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 …

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