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Statin: cramp, pain, what side effects?

Statin: cramp, pain, what side effects?

Statins are the reference treatment for treating hypercholesterolemia and reducing the risk of occurrence of a cardiovascular event. Alternatives are offered for patients who cannot tolerate them. We take stock with doctors François Paillard, cardiologist, and Amine Morjane, general practitioner. Summary Definition: what is a statin? “Statins are the class of most commonly prescribed drugs …

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Antidepressants and chronic pain, targeting chlorine makes the difference

Antidepressants and chronic pain, targeting chlorine makes the difference

Chronic neuropathic pain is associated with nerve damage that affects 8% of the population in France. With the exception of antiepileptics and so-called tricyclic antidepressants (TCA) or serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) which have very partial efficacy, there is no effective treatment without serious side effects. Among the targets of antidepressants, serotonin neurons are …

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