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Statins w/cirrhosis?

Looking for opinions if statins are ok to take or not in patients who have cirrhosis?  That is, those who are taking statins prior to having cirrhosis are statins ok to take after diagnosis of cirrhosis?

...Jettt
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Moderate-quality evidence suggests that statins reduce the risk of hepatic decompensation, variceal bleeding, and mortality, especially among patients with compensated cirrhosis.

https://www.gastrores.org/index.php/Gastrores/article/view/1498/1466#:~:text=Moderate%2Dquality%20evidence%20suggests%20that,among%20patients%20with%20compensated%20cirrhosis.
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Thank you flyinlynn.  Great info!
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