A recent US study has recently found that “Musculoskeletal (MsK) conditions, arthopathies, injuries and pain are MORE common among statin users than among similar non statin-users.
The researchers concluded:
To our knowledge, this is the first study, using propensity score matching, to show that statin use is associated with an increased likelihood of diagnoses of MsK conditions, arthropathies and injuries. These findings are concerning because starting statin therapy at a young age for prevention of primary cardiovascular disease is widely advocated…..
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