Statins/HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors

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Your child needs to take the medicine called an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, or a statin. This information sheet explains what statins do, how to give them, and what side effects or problems your child may have when they take these medicines.

Disclaimer: The information in this Family Med-aid is accurate at the time of printing. It provides a summary of information about statins/hmg-coa reductase inhibitors and does not contain all possible information about this medicine. Not all side effects are listed. If you have any questions or want more information about statins/hmg-coa reductase inhibitors, speak to your healthcare provider. 

Last updated: January 23rd 2013