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Statins and the risk of herpes zoster: a population-based cohort study.

Authors
  • Antoniou, Tony
  • Zheng, Hong
  • Singh, Samantha
  • Juurlink, David N
  • Mamdani, Muhammad M
  • Gomes, Tara
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical Infectious Diseases
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2014
Volume
58
Issue
3
Pages
350–356
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/cid/cit745
PMID: 24235264
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Among older patients, treatment with statins is associated with a small but significantly increased risk of herpes zoster.

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