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Benefits and risks of statines administration in the prevention and treatment of vascular lesions in .the central nervous system

MONIKA BIAŁECKA1, IGOR ŁONIEWSKI1, HANNA PODRAZA2
1. Katedry Farmakologii i Toksykologii Pomorskiej Akademii Medycznej w Szczecinie
2. Okręgowego Szpitala Kolejowego w Szczecinie
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 1999, 8, 61-65
Keywords: statines, ischaemic stroke, side effects

Abstract

Due to their multifarious action statinesare a promising drug in the pharmacotherapyof dyslipidemia. The paper presents the role of thisgroup ofpharmaceuticals in the prevention of atherosclerosis,as well as their side effects concerning the central and peripheral nervous system.

Address for correspondence:
Dr Monika Bialecka, Katedra Farmakologii i Toksykologii PAM,
ul. Powstańców Wlkp. 72, 70-111 Szczecin