Correction: meet the statins

Published: August, 2011

Our April 2011 article "Meet the statins" contained an error in Table 2. The correct interactions between grapefruit juice and statin drugs are listed here:

Drug levels boosted by grapefruit: atorvastatin, lovastatin, simvastatin.

Levels not affected by grapefruit: fluvastatin, pitavastatin, pravastatin, rosuvastatin.

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