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Am J Cardiol. 2006 Apr 17;97(8A):89C-94C. Epub 2006 Feb 28.

Final conclusions and recommendations of the National Lipid Association Statin Safety Assessment Task Force.

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  • 1National Clinical Research, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23294, USA. jmckenney@ncrinc.net

Abstract

This article summarizes the final conclusions of the National Lipid Association (NLA) Statin Safety Task Force, based on a review and independent research of New Drug Application (NDA) information, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Adverse Event Reporting System (AERS) data, cohort and clinical trial results, and analysis of administrative claims database information and the assessment of its 4 Expert Panels, which focused on issues of statin safety with regard to liver, muscle, renal, and neurologic systems. Practical guidance in the form of recommendations to health professionals who manage the coronary artery disease risk of patients with statin therapy is provided.

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