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Letters Hypercholesterolaemia

Reasons to be cautious about cholesterol lowering drugs

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (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}

    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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