Statin therapy, muscle function and falls risk in community-dwelling older adults.

  • Scott D
  • Blizzard L
  • Fell J
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Abstract

Statin therapy can cause myopathy, however it is unclear whether this exacerbates age-related muscle function declines.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Accidental Falls
  • Aged
  • Anticholesteremic Agents
  • Anticholesteremic Agents: adverse effects
  • Epidemiologic Methods
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors: ad
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Muscle Strength
  • Muscle Strength: drug effects
  • Risk Factors

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Authors

  • D Scott

  • L Blizzard

  • J Fell

  • G Jones

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