Pharmacology mnemonic. HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins): side effects, contraindications, interactions

Pharmacology mnemonic about: HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins): side effects, contraindications, interactions

HMG CoA:  Side effects:

H epatotoxicity
M yositis [aka rhabdomyolysis]

_ Contraindications:
G irl during pregnancy/G rowing children

_ Interactions:
C oumarin/ C yclosporine

Also, check a related animation on their mechanism of action.

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