Statins and Memory Loss: The Tradeoff With Anti-Cholesterol Medication

In a recently released advisory notice, the FDA acknowledged a relationship between statins and memory loss, something┬ámany patients taking anti-cholesterol drugs and their doctors already knew. ┬áSpecifically, the notice advised that “cognitive impairment, such as memory loss, forgetfulness and confusion, has been reported by some statin users”. Tara Parker-Pope writes in the New York Times[…]