Expect Most Pregnant Patients to Still Avoid Statins Despite Label Changes

We're getting questions about using statins (atorvastatin, etc) during pregnancy...due to label changes.

For years, statin labeling has warned to avoid these cholesterol-lowering meds in all patients who are pregnant.

Now FDA says benefits may outweigh risks in a very small group of pregnant patients...but still advises against routine use in pregnancy.

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