Statins remain one of the safest and most beneficial medications prescribed. This issue of brain side effects is not new and has been thoroughly investigated. As you are aware, there are no drugs without some side effects. However, considering the billions of patient years studied with this drug, the risk/benefit ratio is clearly in favor of taking it in high-risk individuals.

David Mokotoff, MD

David Mokotoff is a retired MD, passionate about health, science, medicine culture, and food,