Medicines Update

This week, research shows lower statin doses may be optimal for CVD treatment, cystic fibrosis groups take their campaign for subsidised medicines to Parliament House, and a new online complementary medicines course for pharmacists.

Statin doses under question

Lower statin doses may be sufficient for cardiovascular disease prevention and have a safer side-effect profile, Australian researchers believe.

Research, from an audit of 5 WA pharmacies, presented at the recent NPS MedicinesWise National Medicines