Mrs. Z, 42 years old, slightly overweight, was recently diagnosed with hypercholesterolemia after receiving her medical check up results. No history of hypertension and diabetes. However, her mother had diabetes. She was given statin 10 mg once daily. After 6 months on statin, she heard from a friend that consuming statin can damage her kidney. She had gone through the internet and tried to look for professional opinion.
Nowadays, internet has been a crucial part in our daily life. We can always look for any kind of information, including those related to medicine. What happened to Mrs. Z could also happen to anyone, including you.
Posted: October 2, 2012 at 6:14 am, Last Updated: January 7, 2016 at 8:16 am