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Friday, December 6, 2013
Is There a Connection Between Statin Drug and Vitamin E in Causing Low HDL?
Is there a connection between statin drug and vitamin E in causing low HDL?
Statin drugs increase HDL, and vitamin E may inhibit the oxidation of LDL, but I found no evidence that it either lowers or raises the HDL.
Tanya I Edwards, MD, MEd
Associate Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University