Steven Nissen


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After a heart attack, many people are never the same. There's benefit in preventing a heart attack.
Mar 17 2017
Steven Nissen has been quoted 20 times. The one recent article where Steven Nissen has been quoted is Higher rate of second heart attacks in patients who can't tolerate statins. Most recently, Steven Nissen was quoted as having said, β€œThe findings of the current study clearly show that there are serious morbid consequences to the elusive disorder of statin intolerance and support an aggressive management strategy for clinicians treating these anguished and challenging patients.”.
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The term the FDA uses is dose creep. One of the most important messages is if you are going to take these drugs, you should take the lowest dose that's effective for the least possible period of time.

I think it's incontrovertible that celecoxib is not worse than these older NSAIDS.

I was completely surprised at the excess of renal toxicity with ibuprofen.

What's important here is for us to understand what we know and what we don't know, and the conventional wisdom, the evidence that saturated fat and cholesterol in the diet are the main drivers of heart disease is not supported by the study.

What we did is without patients knowing which drug they were getting they got either either a placebo pill or a medium dose of a statin.

This confirms for the first time that muscle intolerance to statins is a real and a reproducible problem that is very common affecting a significant portion of patients with those patients.

We set out to find out objectively whether in fact there are many people who can't tolerate statins.

In this study many of these patients had abdominal obesity, about a quarter of them were smokers, so they had risk factors.

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