Side effects of statins.

Q: Dr. Is it true that taking the medication to lower cholesterol (statins) have a high risk of cancer and impotency for men, base on the German Dr.

A: Recent studies suggest that there is not an increased risk cancer from taking statins to lower cholesterol (see this article on the American Council on Science and Health’ s site and Statins and cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. – Kuoppala J – Eur J Cancer – 01-OCT-2008; 44(15): 2122-32) On the other hand, statins may contribute to erectile dysfunction in men. See this article on

Further Reading:
Statin side effects: Weigh the benefits and risks –

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (5 votes, average: 3.60 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...