Statins, also known as lipid-lowering drugs, are a popular class of drugs prescribed in the UK. When looking at the most popular drugs in the UK, atorvastatin was the most prescribed drug. Simvastatin also made to the top of most commonly prescribed drugs. Historically, statins have been subject to scrutiny from the press, mostly picking on a negative aspect of stain treatment. In today’s post, I will discuss statins pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages). I will also review other areas of statin treatment, like sid effects, effectiveness and more, to support the most comprehensive list of statins pros and cons.