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Topic: Cholesterol - Primary Care

Tuesday, 27 February 2018
A recent study using data from the UK Paediatric Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Register shows that statin therapy reduces LDL cholesterol by 31% with no associated liver or muscle damage. Statin use in children is not associated with any reductions in growth rate and is safe in childhood, with no biochemical evidence of toxicity over a 2- to 3-year period.
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