Statins (cont.)

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What are some examples of statins?

Statins that are approved for use in the U.S. include:

For what conditions are statins used?

Statins are used for preventing and treating atherosclerosis that causes chest pain, heart attacks, strokes, and intermittent claudication in individuals who have or are at risk for atherosclerosis.

Risk factors for atherosclerosis include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/3/2015

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