This is why statin users often take the drug in conjunction with other cardiovascular medications.
An early body of research, however, warned that mixing the drugs could lead to an intensification of muscle-related side effects.
Conducted by the Medical University of South Carolina, the research found that some blood pressure medications could boost statin levels in the blood.
Experts warned that statins could raise blood levels of the clot-preventing drug warfarin, thereby increasing the risk of internal bleeding.
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