W.Statins are a standard in cardiology around the world, and are among the most commonly prescribed drugs. Five million people in this country are supposed to take the cholesterol-lowering drugs, their blood lipid levels exceed the medical guidelines. Statins could save your life.
Even so, many of them stop taking their tablets – a minimal amount of health expense, but for many patients it is too much. They are insecure, fear risks that should have been eliminated long ago.
Experts are not surprised: the fact that patients do not always act sensibly is a well-known problem. Nevertheless, it is irritating that suggestions on how to improve drug compliance are not being implemented.