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Are You Paying for Cheap Generic Medication with your Life?

Branded drugs and the generic equivalents contain the same active ingredient and therefore should theoretically have an identical therapeutic action and desired effect for the patient taking it. However, this doesn’t change the fact that there are a growing number … Continue reading

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Think About Your Heart for National Cholesterol Month

As a long-term provider of high-cholesterol statin treatments such as Lipitor and Pravastatin, Medical Specialists® Pharmacy will be once again proudly supporting National Cholesterol Month. The month-long campaign is ran each October by the charity HEART UK to boost awareness … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss a Beat With October’s National Cholesterol Month

Medical Specialists® Pharmacy are proudly supporting October’s National Cholesterol Month 2015, organised by the charity HEART UK to raise more awareness about what cholesterol is, the often underestimated serious health risks associated with high cholesterol, and what can be done … Continue reading

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Millions more to be eligible for cholesterol-boosting statins

The threshold for those eligible to take cholesterol-lowering statins has been drastically cut by medicines regulator the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE), meaning millions more adults in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will now be offered statins … Continue reading

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Overwhelming evidence shows statins are ‘very effective and safe’

The benefits of cholesterol-boosting statins far outweigh the risks and the “jury is no longer out”, leading health experts said yesterday. Six professors from British universities decided to wade into the fierce debate about Britain’s most prescribed type of medication, … Continue reading

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