Date of Award
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Statins are the first line treatment for hyperlipidemia. However, some patients do not tolerate statins. For these patients, alternative treatments such as red yeast rice may be considered. The purpose of this literature review is to compare the lipid lowering capability of red yeast rice to statins.
Croft, Ellison; Ladewig, Michelle; and Mills, Autumn, "Comparison of Red Yeast Rice Versus Statin Therapy for Dyslipidemia: A Literature Review" (2016). Family Nurse Practitioner Theses. 4.