Statins

The information below is intended as a reference only, and should not be taken as medical advice. If you have questions about your medications, consult your pharmacist, doctor, nurse, or other healthcare professional.

Statins can usually be stopped without the need for tapering. The first step in deprescribing a statin may be to try the minimum dose of the statin to see if this can eliminate adverse effects.

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