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Common Cholesterol Medication May Impact Kidney Health

Posted on May 22, 2012

ScienceDaily (Apr. 17, 2012) — Older patients taking a common cholesterol medication should be cautious of the impact on their kidney health. In a new study by Dr. Amit Garg, Scientist at the Lawson Health Research Institute and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), and colleagues, one in 10 new older fibrate users experienced a 50 per cent increase in their serum creatinine.

Source:sciencedaily.com

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