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KDKA-TV: Statins for All? Study Says No

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

In the United States, you need a prescription to get a cholesterol lowering medicine, and that’s for good reason. A broad analysis reinforced that safeguard.

In Great Britain, people can get cholesterol lowering medicines, called statins, over the counter.

“I don’t think having statins over the counter is a good idea at all,” says Dr. Tony Farah, a cardiologist at Allegheny General Hospital.

 

See the whole report on KDKA-TV.

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