Can statin drugs raise PSA levels?

concerned Asked: Can statin drugs raise PSA levels?

I've been taking Simvastatin forhigh cholesterol, and my PSA levels have gone up.

Answers:

Aaron Emmel PharmD BCNSP Answered:
It is unlikely to be due to the simvastatin. In fact, there is evidence that suggests that the "statin" medications (such as simvastatin) may actually lower PSA.



Got a better answer? Share it below!

Incoming search terms:

  • yhs-002
  • simvastatin/psalevel com
  • lipitor and psa levels
  • does lipitor raise psa levels
  • can lipitor raise psa levels
  • drugs that raise psa levels
  • simvastatin and psa levels
  • does high colesterol affect psa levels
  • can lipitor effect PSA levels??
  • can statin drugs raise PSA levels