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Can statin drugs used to lower cholesterol affect gall stones?

Dr. Robin Miller, MD
Internal Medicine

Those who have been on statins for at least five prescriptions have anywhere from 11%-24% decrease in risk of developing gall stones. Watch this video to learn more from Dr. Robin Miller about gall stones.

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