Lescol May Help Patients Schedules for Bypass Surgery

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Lescol (fluvastatin) is part of a group of statins recommended for patients having high ‘bad’ cholesterol levels. A recent study indicates that receiving Lescol or other similar statins before a scheduled bypass surgery may significantly lower the risk of post-surgery complications. Low-density lipoproteins are also called ‘bad’ cholesterol, and it can block the blood flow […]

Lescol has little to Offer for Kidney Disease

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

A recent study indicates that fluvastatin (lescol) and other statins offer little benefit for patients diagnosed with chronic kidney disease patients. They do reduce cholesterol levels, but they do not significantly reduce the frequency of cardiovascular events. These drugs may also trigger severe reactions if they interact with certain other drugs taken by CKD patients. […]