Suggest Saving Non-Statins for Special Situations

You'll continue to see LESS use of non-statins (niacin, etc) for dyslipidemia...due to limited evidence of CV benefit.

Suggest saving non-statins for special situations...and stopping them when there's no good reason for the patient to continue.

Start by assessing statin adherence and tolerance in current users. For statin muscle pain, look for interactions...and if needed suggest lowering the dose or changing to a different statin.

Get concise advice on drug therapy, plus unlimited access to CE

Pharmacist's Letter includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and hot topics
  • 300+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Quick reference drug comparison charts
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Volume pricing available. Get a quote