NPC Archive Item: Statins and risk of diabetes

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 01 March 2010 This meta-analysis found statin therapy was associated with a small increase in the absolute risk of developing diabetes. However, for people in whom statin therapy is […]

NPC Archive Item: Updated information on adverse effects of statins

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 30 November 2009 The MHRA has published a public assessment report which discusses a review of some of the adverse effects of statins. The review concluded that the following […]

NPC Archive Item: Ezetimibe and cancer — more reassuring data

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 1st July 2009 An analysis of post-marketing adverse event reports did not find any increased risk of cancer with ezetimibe▼ compared with statins, either alone or when taken in […]

NPC Archive Item: Resources relating to Better Care, Better Value indicators

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 9th April 2009 The NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement has recently released four Better Care, Better Value Indicators (BCBV) relating to prescribing. NPC includes resources which will help […]