Nicholas Carris, PharmD and colleagues in Florida discovered that taking metformin for type-2 diabetes reduced the risk of non-severe statin muscle pain in patients taking both. Scroll through the slides above for details from the study and for clinical take home points.
For more information: Carris NW, Tsalatsanis A, Tipparaju SM, et al. Metformin's impact on statin-associated muscle symptoms: An analysis of ACCORD study data and research materials from the NHLBI Biologic Specimen and Data Repository Information Coordinating Center. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2018;1-6. DOI: 10.1111/dom.13302