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High-intensity statin therapy increases risk of acute kidney injury in men by 7%

High-intensity statin therapy was found to increase the risk of hospitalization for acute kidney injury in men by 7% compared to non-users during a median follow-up of 4.6 years according to a new study.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Apr 05, 2019 10:50 am | [0] comments

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High-intensity statin therapy with ACE inhibitor or ARB increases risk of acute kidney injury by 26%

High-intensity statin therapy combined with taking an ACE inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker was found to increase the risk of hospitalization for acute kidney injury in men by 26% compared to non-users during a median follow-up of 4.6 years according to a new study.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Apr 05, 2019 10:45 am | [0] comments

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High-intensity statin therapy combined with a diuretic increases risk of acute kidney injury by 35%

High-intensity statin therapy combined with taking a diuretic was found to increase the risk of hospitalization for acute kidney injury by 35% compared to non-users during a median follow-up of 4.6 years according to a new study.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Apr 05, 2019 10:40 am | [0] comments

STATINS

Medium-intensity statin therapy increases risk of acute kidney injury by 7%

Medium-intensity statin therapy was found to increase the risk of hospitalization for acute kidney injury by 7% compared to non-users during a median follow-up of 4.6 years according to a new study.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Apr 05, 2019 10:30 am | [0] comments

STATINS

Medium-intensity statin therapy combined with a diuretic increases risk of acute kidney injury 23%

Medium-intensity statin therapy combined with taking a diuretic was found to increase the risk of hospitalization for acute kidney injury by 23% compared to non-users versus 6% for those not taking a diuretic during a median follow-up of 4.6 years according to a new study.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Apr 05, 2019 10:25 am | [0] comments
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