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Yancho Yancho May 21, 2022

Drugs called statins treat cardiovascular disease by blocking an enzyme needed for cholesterol synthesis. constricting blood vessel walls to reduce the work of the heart. increasing the reabsorption of bile in the GI tract. decreasing the kidneys' excretion of water an sodium.

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Statins are drugsused to treat cardiovascular disease which act by blocking an enzyme needed for cholesterol synthesis.

What are statins?

Statins are drugs which are used to treat cardiovascular diseases.

Statins act by inhibiting an enzyme in the pathway for the biosynthesis of cholesterol.

Since cholesterol is implicated in cardiovascular diseases, statins are effective drugs in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.

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