Continue to Avoid Routine Statin Use in Pregnancy

You'll hear that statins are no longer contraindicated in pregnancy...but they should still be avoided in most pregnant patients.

FDA now says statin benefits may outweigh risks in the very small group of pregnant patients at very high CV risk.

This includes pregnant patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia...or who've had an MI or stroke.

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