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498 Abstracts with Statin Drugs Research

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Pubmed Data : Heart Lung Circ. 2009 Oct;18(5):343-6. Epub 2009 Jul 7. PMID: 19586799
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Diseases : Cancers: All
Problem Substances : Simvastatin
Adverse Pharmacological Actions : Carcinogenic
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Pubmed Data : JAMA. 2011 Jun 22;305(24):2556-64. PMID: 21693744
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Problem Substances : Statin Drugs
Adverse Pharmacological Actions : Diabetogenic
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Pubmed Data : Drug Saf. 2008;31(12):1115-23. PMID: 19026028
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Diseases : Insomnia
Problem Substances : Statin Drugs
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Pubmed Data : Fam Pract. 2002 Feb ;19(1):95-8. PMID: 11818357
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Pubmed Data : Curr Opin Lipidol. 2007 Aug;18(4):401-8. PMID: 17620856
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Diseases : Myopathies
Problem Substances : Statin Drugs
Adverse Pharmacological Actions : Myotoxicity
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Pubmed Data : Drug Saf. 2006 ;29(12):1123-32. PMID: 17147459
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Problem Substances : Simvastatin, Statin Drugs
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Pubmed Data : CMAJ. 2007 Feb 27 ;176(5):649-54. PMID: 17325332
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Pharmacological Actions : Anticholesteremic Agents
Problem Substances : Pravastatin
Adverse Pharmacological Actions : Carcinogenic
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Pubmed Data : Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2010 Jan ;87(1):98-107. Epub 2009 Nov 12. PMID: 19913318
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Pharmacological Actions : Anticholesteremic Agents
Problem Substances : Simvastatin
Adverse Pharmacological Actions : Diabetogenic, Endocrine Disruptor: Insulin Resistance
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Pubmed Data : QJM. 2011 Sep 14. Epub 2011 Sep 14. PMID: 21920996
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Problem Substances : Atorvastatin, Statin Drugs
Adverse Pharmacological Actions : Hepatotoxic
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Pubmed Data : Curr Opin Cardiol. 2011 Jul;26(4):342-7. PMID: 21499090
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Problem Substances : Statin Drugs
Adverse Pharmacological Actions : Diabetogenic
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Pubmed Data : Chest. 2008 Oct;134(4):824-30. Epub 2008 Aug 8. PMID: 18689579
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Problem Substances : Statin Drugs
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Pubmed Data : Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2011 Nov 15. Epub 2011 Nov 15. PMID: 22083167
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Diseases : Pneumonia
Problem Substances : Statin Drugs
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Pubmed Data : J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Jul 31 ;50(5):409-18. Epub 2007 Jul 16. PMID: 17662392
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Adverse Pharmacological Actions : Carcinogenic
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Pubmed Data : QJM. 2010 Oct 7. Epub 2010 Oct 7. PMID: 20934984
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Problem Substances : Statin Drugs
Adverse Pharmacological Actions : Diabetogenic
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Pubmed Data : Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2015 Jul 4. Epub 2015 Jul 4. PMID: 26141958
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Problem Substances : Statin Drugs
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Pubmed Data : Arch Intern Med. 2001 Sep 10 ;161(16):2021-6. PMID: 11525705
Study Type : Human Study
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Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Bacterial Agents
Problem Substances : Simvastatin, Statin Drugs
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Pubmed Data : Eur J Intern Med. 2005 Jun ;16(3):192-194. PMID: 15967335
Study Type : Human Study
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Problem Substances : Statin Drugs

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346 Diseases Researched for Statin Drugs
NameACCKFocus
Statin-Induced Pathologies3132427
Myopathies46396
Chemically-Induced Liver Damage26340
High Cholesterol13248
Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion: Statin Drugs28226
Rhabdomyolysis36209
Diabetes Mellitus: Type 210172
Coenzyme Q10 Deficiency11144
Cancers: All6132
Drug-Induced Toxicity 12126
Pancreatitis16122
Coronary Artery Disease8121
Oxidative Stress8120
Cataract7109
Cardiovascular Diseases6104
Mitochondrial Dysfunction 1499
Myalgias1197
Peripheral Neuropathies997
Hyperlipidemia593
Mitochondrial Myopathies885
Cognitive Decline/Dysfunction781
Insulin Resistance581
Creatine Phosphokinase (CK): Elevated880
Testosterone: Too Low470
GGT565
Memory Disorders665
Erectile Dysfunction764
Kidney Failure261
Esophageal Cancer160
Liver Damage456
Neuropathies1054
Low Testosterone653
Atherosclerosis451
Hyperglycemia451
Muscle Damage: Exercise-Induced551
Athletic Performance450
Blood Platelet Disorders150
Hepatitis: Cholestatic1047
Elevated: ALT246
Elevated: Creatinine Kinase246
Hypertension344
Myopathy544
Cholestasis943
Polyneuropathies243
Liver Disease242
Diabetes Mellitus: Type 1341
Intracerebral Hemorrhage441
AST: Elevated140
Aggression440
Birth Defects840
Diabetes Insipidus140
Diabetes Mellitus: Type 2: Prevention240
Fibromyalgia140
Hemodialysis240
Liver Failure: Drug Induced140
Hepatitis: Autoimmune 537
Autoimmune Diseases535
Immune Disorders: Low Immune Function535
Kidney Failure: Acute535
Cholesterol: Oxidation334
Lupus-Like Syndrome532
Cardiomyopathy331
Depression431
Dietary Fatty Acid Imbalance: Omega3/Omega6 Ratio331
Muscle Soreness231
Aldosterone levels: Low130
Breast Cancer330
Cardiac Mortality 130
Copper Deficiency130
Diabetes: Cardiovascular Illness230
Eczema130
Heart Failure730
Hormonal Perturbations: Dopamine Elevation130
Hormonal Perturbations: Homovanillic acid (HVA) Elevations130
Insomnia230
Kidney Diseases130
Organ Transplantation: Heart130
Pneumonia230
Psoriasis130
Renal Failure: Chronic130
Sperm Quality: Low230
Zinc Deficiency130
Myositis529
Kidney Damage: Drug-Induced427
Neurotoxicity1027
Prenatal Chemical Exposures326
Psychiatric Disorders326
Sleep Disorders426
Hypothyroidism425
Death: Statin-Induced424
Endothelial Dysfunction224
Hepatitis624
Interstitial Lung Diseases223
Mitochondrial Diseases223
Muscle Disorders323
DNA damage322
Thyroid Cancer322
Lichenoid Dermatitis421
Omega-3 Fatty Acid Deficiency221
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis220
Aortic Stenosis120
Arterial Calcification220
Blood Sugar Problems120
Bone Fractures220
Colorectal Cancer220
DHEA: Low120
Dermatomyositis520
Diabetes120
Exercise-Induced Tissue Damage120
Gastrointestinal Complaints120
Infants: Low Birth Weight120
Muscle Fatigue220
Myasthenia Gravis320
Myocardial Infarction120
Polymyositis520
Premature Birth120
Prostate Cancer220
Sepsis120
Stroke220
Testicular Cancer120
Triglycerides: Elevated120
Vitamin D Deficiency220
Neurodegenerative Diseases418
Anxiety Disorders216
Lens Diseases416
Lichen Planus216
Lupus Erythematosus: Cutaneous216
Memory Disorders: Drug-Induced216
Psychological Well-Being216
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus316
Jaundice315
Liver Damage: Drug-Induced415
Multi-Organ Failure315
Brain Damage514
Infertility: Male214
Dementia213
Impotence213
Memory Loss213
Neuromuscular Diseases213
Nightmare213
Polymyalgia Rheumatica213
Gynecomastia212
Inflammation212
Tendon Rupture212
Thrombocytopenia212
Demyelinating Diseases611
Pregnancy: Environmental Exposures311
Skin Cancer211
Stroke: Attenuation/Recovery 211
Violence211
Alzheimer's Disease110
Ammonia: Elevated110
Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)110
Aortic Calcification110
Arteriovenous Fistula110
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses110
Balance Disorders110
Bilirubin: Low110
Bladder Cancer110
Blood Lactate/ Pyruvate Ratio: Elevated110
Breast Cancer: Ductal Carcinoma In Situ110
Breast Cancer: Invasive Lobular Carcinoma (ILC)110
C-Reactive Protein110
Calcium Homeostasis: Impairment110
Cerebral Hemorrhage110
Chemotherapy-Induced Toxicity110
Cholesterol: High110
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)110
Cough110
Domestic Violence110
Dry Mouth110
Dyslipidemias110
Dysphagia110
Ectopic Calcification110
Endothelial Damage110
Family Violence110
Fatigue110
Herpes Zoster110
Herpes family viruses110
Hip Fracture110
Hypogonadism110
IGF2 and IGFBP3: Low110
Infection: Bloodstream110
Insulin-Like Growth Factor (IGF): Low110
Irritability110
Isoprostane 8-epi-PGF2alpha: Elevated110
Kidney Cancer110
Libido: Low110
Lung Cancer110
Lupus Erythematosus: Systemic110
Macular Degeneration110
Malignant Hyperthermia110
McArdle Disease110
Melanoma110
Microalbuminuria110
Multiple Myeloma110
Muscle Soreness: Exercise-Induced110
Muscle Stiffness: Exercise-Induced110
Myocardial Ischemia210
Myotoxicity110
Neuropsychological Dysfunction: Psychomotor Speed110
Oral Symptoms110
Osteoarthritis: Knee110
Pancreatic Cancer110
Prostatectomy110
Radical Prostatectomy110
Rheumatoid Arthritis110
Shingles110
Skeletal Muscle: Changes to MHC I expression210
Sperm Count: Low110
Thrombosis110
Upper Respiratory Infections110
Urinary Tract Infections110
Vasospasm: Intracranial110
Weight Problems: Drug-Induced110
A1C19
Bile Duct Injury29
Diabetes: Glycation/A1C19
Eosinophilia29
Eye Diseases29
Lactic Acidosis29
Lens Damage29
Lung Diseases: Interstitial39
Myositis Migrans19
Myositis: Focal29
Skeletal Muscle Changes: Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress19
Lipid Peroxidation28
Abortion: Spontaneous27
Multiple Sclerosis37
Pneumonia: Interstitial27
Alopecia16
Ataxia16
Bipolar Disorder16
Blepharoptosis16
Blood-Brain-Barrier Disorders16
Cheilitis16
Compartment Syndromes16
Cutaneous Eruptions16
Cystitis: Hemorrhagic16
Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS)16
Gitelman's syndrome (False Presentation)16
Mood Disorders16
Multiple Mononeuropathy16
Myoglobinuria16
Organ Transplantation: Liver16
Paranoia16
Perioperative Care16
Rhabdomyolysis: Fatal26
Senile Paranoid Dementia16
Tendinopathy16
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis16
Ulcerative Colitis16
Vasculitis16
Aging25
Congestive Heart Failure25
Mineral Deficiencies: Selenium45
Skin Problems: Compromised Barrier Function25
Alcohol Toxicity 14
Drug Withdrawal Symptoms14
Drug-Induced Toxicity: Indomethacin14
Gastrointestinal Diseases14
Immune Dysregulation: TH1/TH2 imbalance14
Infertility14
Infertility: Female14
Lung Diseases14
NSAID-induced toxicity 14
Organ Transplantation14
Ovarian Diseases24
Pancreatic Diseases14
Proteoglycan Expression: Down-Regulation of Chondroitin Sulfate14
Proteoglycan Expression: Pathological14
Respiratory Diseases14
Spinal Cord Injuries14
Testicular Diseases14
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome13
Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP) 13
Alkaline Phosphatase: Elevated13
Appetite Disorders: Loss/Lack of 13
Arthralgia13
Bilirubin: Elevated13
Bullous Dermatosis13
Cholangiolitis13
Colitis13
Dermatitis: Actinic13
Gastric Ulcer13
Guillain-Barre Syndrome13
Headache: Altitude-Induced13
Hepatitis: Acute13
Hyperkalemia13
Hypersensitivity13
Hyperthermia13
Hypotension13
Intraocular Hemorrhage13
Kidney Failure: Chronic13
Kidney Transplant13
Lens Opacities13
Low Libido13
Lupus Erythematosus: Cutaneous: Subacute13
Melas Syndrome13
Musculoskeletal Complaints13
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome13
Ovulation Disorders13
Pleurisy13
Pneumonitis13
Pneumonitis: Hypersensitivity Type13
Presymptomatic Metabolic Myopathy 13
Seizures13
Sleep Apnea13
Smell Disorders13
Tendon Injury13
Tendon Rupture: Spontaneous Bilateral Quadriceps13
Urticarial Vasculitis13
Alveolar Capillary Congestion12
Brain Inflammation 12
Cochlear Neuronal Damage12
Hearing Disorders12
Hypoadrenalism12
Infant Mortality 12
Influenza A12
Insulin-like Growth Factor-1: Signaling Abnormalities22
Lethargy12
Leukodystrophy12
Leukodystrophy: Metachromatic12
Lung Damage12
Neurologic Disorders12
Optic Nerve Diseases12
Proteinuria12
Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis12
Skeletal Muscle Changes: Ultrastructural Changes12
Suicidal Behavior22
Tumors12
Elderly: Age Specific Diseases11
Ichthyosis11
Immune-Mediated Necrotizing Myopathies 11
Kidney Damage11
Low Cholesterol11
Molecular Pathologies: Dolichol Depletion11
Myopathy: Iatrogenic11
Neurodevelopmental Disorders11
Neuromyotoxicity11
Ovarian Failure11
Prostate Diseases11
Skeletal Muscle: Drug-Induced Changes11
Squamous cell carcinoma11
Stroke: Hemorrhagic 11
Vitamin E Deficiency11
30 Adverse Pharmacological Actions Researched for Statin Drugs

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