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    5 Stubborn Statin Myths vs Data that Refute Them


    Myth #2: Statins commonly cause awful muscle problems.

    Seth Martin, MD
    Dr. Martin is an assistant professor at the Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease at the Johns Hopkins University School ...

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    • UBM User
      I don't find this convincing. The two big issues are myalgias and diabetes risk. Among my patients, myalgias are by far the most common SE. The data shown are for myonecrosis, which is not required for myalgias to occur. The data for diabetes actually support an increased risk for diabetes, and just explain that it's already factored in to treatment decisions. Not good enough.