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Which statin, what dose?
  • Relevant BNF section: 2.12


Five prescribable statins are licensed in the UK: atorvastatin (Lipitor); fluvastatin (Lescol); pravastatin (Lipostat or generic); ▼rosuvastatin (Crestor); simvastatin (Zocor or generic or branded generic e.g. Simvador). Here we discuss the relative merits of different statins in addressing cardiovascular risk.

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  • Relevant BNF section: 2.12

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