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    Default Statins Side Effects: Signs On Your Mouth, Lips Or Tongue, When To Call A Doctor

    Harriet Whitehead
    October 24, 2021

    STATINS work to lower the level of cholesterol in the blood and can reduce cardiovascular disease. As with many medicines, statins can have some side effects.

    Statins are taken by around six million Britons but remain somewhat controversial, with some patients complaining of very troublesome side-effects. Nonetheless, the NHS notes that many people who take statins experience no or very few side effects, and that they can be effective in their use. Indeed, it says a review of scientific studies into the effectiveness of statins found around one in every 50 people who take the medicine for five years will avoid a serious event, such as a heart attack or stroke.

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