Statins side effects: Four citrus fruits that could interact to have serious consequences

Statins side effects: Four citrus fruits that could interact to have serious consequences

STATINS are a group of medicines that can help lower the level of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in the blood. LDL cholesterol is often referred to as “bad cholesterol” and statins reduce the production of it inside the liver. However, a recent study has found that statins may interact with compounds in grapefruit juice, and in some cases, this can cause severe side effects.Statins side effects: Four citrus fruits that could interact to have serious consequences

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