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Medication Side Effects

Medication Side Effects

Medication Side Effects

So one side effect of a statin or cholesterol medication is that of a muscle pain and muscle ache. This side effect is pretty rare, but can be deadly. If you're taking a statin and you experience muscle pain, you should report this to your doctor ASAP for further testing and potentially stopping the medication.

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Jacqueline Eubany, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

  • Board certified cardiologist and electrophysiologist
  • Served in the US Navy for 12 years where she was responsible for the healthcare of active duty military, including war veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan
  • Inducted as a fellow in the prestigious American College of Cardiology, and in the Heart Rhythm Society

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