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Old 30th Nov 2012, 22:28
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TSH is suggested in CG67,the clinical guidance, before GP's prescribe statins.

Presumably because hypothyroidism can result in high cholesterol.

QRisk2 puts the risk of acute renal failure at about 0.3%, caused by statins.

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