Study IDs factors behind statin nonadherence

05/15/2013 | Drug Store News

Men are somewhat more likely than women and white patients are significantly more likely than nonwhite patients to adhere to a statin regimen, according to a study published in the American Heart Journal. Factors driving nonadherence could include side effects, having an inconsistent relationship with a primary care provider and misconceptions of risk, Brigham and Women's Hospital researchers found.

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