Bedford Hills, NY
A 42-year-old male asked:
Should i be concerned about taking cholesterol medication?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: You should be concerned about the fact that your cholesterol is abnormal enough to warrant medication. Most of the treatments are well tolerated; however if you were to modify your diet and possibly your weight you most likely would not need the medication in the first place. Check with your doctor to discuss.
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Cardiology 47 years experience
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Are there any downsides to taking cholesterol medication for life?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
General Surgery 45 years experience
Every medication: has side effects. But your doctor has determined that your medication's benefits outweigh its risks. Statins are generally tolerated without complication by most patients.
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Last updated Mar 14, 2019
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