Tag Archives: Vytorin

Readers ask about my response to the Zetia / Vytorin study that is all over the news

Cholesterol Drug Controversy Continues Some of you are wondering about my response to this news. First of all, you should know that I’m on Vytorin. My doctor had recommended a statin, along with omega-3 fatty acids for my increasing triglycerides … Continue reading

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Heart experts clash on Vytorin and cancer risk

Reuters is reporting that experts are clashing over the safety of the cholesterol drug Vytorin as full results from a controversial study were presented at Europe’s biggest medical congress. Researchers involved in the so-called SEAS study – highlights of which were … Continue reading

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A trusted expert speaks out on the Vytorin fiasco (for doctors)

Here’s a note from my good friend, Thomas Dayspring, M.D., written for physicians (but, others are welcome to look on). Tom is one of the world’s most respected lipidologists (doctors who specializes in cholesterol problems):

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False headlines and news stories vilify Vytorin

Reuters and a number of other news agencies are reporting that the cholesterol fighter Vytorin s failed to meet the main goal of a study. They are also reporting that it is causing cancer. Are they telling you the truth? … Continue reading

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