Example sentences for: statins

How can you use “statins” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Indications for use in primary CHD prevention are likely to expand for statins.

  • Statins were stopped in 1 patient because of low LDL cholesterol level (37 mg/dl).

  • Three published [ 1 2 3 ] and one recently presented [ 4 ] randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial have unequivocally demonstrated that 3-Hydroxy-3-methylgluatryl coenzyme A (HMG CoA) reductase inhibitors (statins) reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with coronary disease.

  • Throughout the study period, statins were primarily used among patients whose visit involved reported hyperlipidemia, representing 97% of all statin use in 1992 and 91% in 2002.

  • Statins, potent compounds that inhibit cholesterol synthesis in the liver by blocking 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA), have been reported to induce osteoblast activity and lead to bone formation, both in tissue culture and in rats and mice [ 1 2 3 4 5 6 ] . These findings, if confirmed and extended to include humans, have the potential to introduce immediate new treatment options to patients with low bone mass and osteoporosis.


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