Overuse of Statins in Older Adults

Am Fam Physician. 2019 Dec 15;100(12):742-743.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Accidental Falls / prevention & control
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Atorvastatin / adverse effects*
  • Atorvastatin / therapeutic use
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / drug therapy
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / prevention & control*
  • Fractures, Bone / prevention & control
  • Humans
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors / adverse effects*
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors / therapeutic use
  • Male
  • Muscle Weakness / chemically induced*
  • Patient Participation
  • Prescription Drug Overuse*
  • Risk Factors

Substances

  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
  • Atorvastatin