Can you have the coronavirus vaccine if you’re on statins?

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The medications are a mainstay of many older men and women’s daily routines, thanks to their cholesterol-lowering properties.

People who take them may need help protecting against atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease, and as such fall into the “vulnerable” category ministers want to vaccinate first.

In good news for these people, experts have suggested the risk of interaction between statins and the Covid vaccination is low.

Speaking to Express.co.uk, Stephen Evans, a professor of pharmacoepidemiology, said he could see “no reason” why the mixture would cause health problems or reduce vaccine efficiency.

Published at Thu, 10 Dec 2020 06:09:00 +0000

Can you have the coronavirus vaccine if you’re on statins?

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