Complicated

Released on 06/12/2016

Key Learning Points

  • Atorvastatin
  • Atorvastatin dosage
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Grapefruit juice and statins
  • Lipid Profile
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • microRNAs in lipid metabolism

References

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