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Summary: New Study Shows Crestor's Risks
THE FINDINGS: A new analysis shows that side effects, like muscle problems, happen more often with Crestor than with other cholesterol-lowering drugs, contrary to what the government had said.
WHAT NOW? A consumer group says it will resume efforts to remove Crestor from the market.
HOW MUCH TO WORRY: The risk of side effects with any cholesterol drug, even Crestor, is extremely low and usually happens in the first three months. Lowering the dose could help.