Medicine for lowering cholesterol increases the risk of diabetes

Rosuvastatin strong drug from the group of statins, it effectively affects the level of cholesterol. Scientists have found that regular intake of the drug increases the likelihood of developing diabetes. Organization Public Citizen''s Health Research Group in the last ten years trying to ban drugs, writes The Daily Mail.

Statins are often used as a treatment for coronary heart disease, angina. High cholesterol is damaging effect on the blood vessels, speeds up the deterioration process of the cardiovascular system. However, not all drugs are completely safe. The purpose of each tool must be done by the doctor.

According to the study, rosuvastatin quarter increased risk of developing diabetes. In 2016, the facility will expire patent. Opponents hope that after this, the number of destinations of the drug will decrease.

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