Most statin problems caused by mysterious 'nocebo effect', study suggests  BBC NewsView Full coverage on Google News
Issues are not caused by the drug but by people believing it will make them sick, a study suggests.Issues are not caused by the drug but by people believing it will make them sick, a study suggests.

sign-in

Around 90 per cent of the side effects experienced by patients on statins were also present when taking a placeboAround 90 per cent of the side effects experienced by patients on statins were also present when taking a placebo

Statins symptoms are mostly caused by 'nocebo effect' where people become ill because they expect to, study suggests