Re: Atorvastatin may cause nightmares
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Source: BMJ Comments - August 8, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: forums

What Would You Do For This Diabetic With These ABPM Results?
A 76 years old  man, type 2 diabetic for 10 years, on 1.0 gram of Metformin, HBA1C of 8%, BMI of 28.5, No Microalbuminuria, small right carotid intima thickness but no plaques. He has a healthy Life Style with regular exercises and Diet, taking also 10 mg Atorvastatin, and on Amlodipine 5 mg/day had a 24 hour  Arterial Blood Pressure Monitoring requested by his GP because of his Hypertension. These are  the Main Results  Report: - Mean 24 hours Systolic BP: 144 mmHg. - Mean 24 hours Diastolic BP : 84 mmHg. - Mean Systolic Daytime BP: 146 mmHg. - Mean Night time Systolic BP 142 mmHg. - Mean Day...
Source: Doc2Doc BMJ Cardiology - October 13, 2013 Category: Cardiology Authors: Joey Rio Source Type: forums

What Would You Do For This Diabetic With This ABPM Results?
A 76 years old  man, type 2 diabetic for 10 years, on 1.0 gram of Metformin, HBA1C of 8%, BMI of 28.5, No Microalbuminuria, small right carotid intima thickness but no plaques. He has a healthy Life Style with regular exercises and Diet, takink also 10 mg Atorvastatin, and on Amlodipine 5 mg/day had a 24 hour  Arterial Blood Pressure Monitoring requested by his GP because of his Hypertension. This are  the Main Results  Report: - Mean 24 hours Systolic BP: 144 mmHg. - Mean 24 hours Diastolic BP : 84 mmHg. - Mean Systolic Daytime BP: 146 mmHg. - Mean Night time Systolic BP 142 mmHg. - Mean Dayt...
Source: Doc2Doc BMJ Cardiology - October 11, 2013 Category: Cardiology Authors: Joey Rio Source Type: forums

What Do You Think Of Pharmacogenomics to Restrict Statins Prescriptions?
In my humble opinion Statins is a Multi Billion Dollars Business, and are mostly prescribed for low risk patients with huge and huge NNTs for clinical benefits. Now, a recent Article suggest  Genotype based polymorphisms can be a good guide for Statins Prescriptions. As usual with any statin positive results it is being heavily advertised. They Do Not mention Epigenetics which can change completely any genetic background under different environment circunstances. What Do You GuysThink? Clinical and Pharmacogenetic Predictors of Circulating Atorvastatin and Rosuvastatin Concentration in Routine Clinica...
Source: Doc2Doc BMJ Cardiology - August 19, 2013 Category: Cardiology Authors: Joey Rio Source Type: forums