7 tips for managing muscle pain in statin patients

Muscle symptoms may be the most common form of statin intolerance encountered in clinical practice but large clinical trials consistently show that long-term therapy is generally well-tolerated.

Indeed, the evidence suggests many of the muscle complaints in statin-treated patients may be nonspecific and not necessarily caused by the drugs.

For instance, results from a 2016 randomised crossover study of patients with a strong history of muscle-related statin intolerance