However, to feel the benefits of a nasal spray, you’ll need to use it over a number of weeks.
If you find this side effect of statins too bothersome, you are advised by the NHS to speak to your GP.
There are five types of statins which your doctor can offer you, if your present medication doesn’t work for you.
Types of statins
- Atorvastatin (Lipitor)
- Fluvastatin (Lescol)
- Pravastatin (Lipostat)
- Rosuvastatin (Crestor)
- Simvastatin (Zocor)