Cardiac Pharmacy March 2007 Issue

Choosing the Right Statin for You

All statin drugs are not created equal. Your doctor will prescribe the best one to achieve your target LDL level.

If you’re one of the millions of Americans with high cholesterol, chances are you’re already taking a statin drug, the foremost tool for reducing high levels of LDL ("bad") cholesterol. Statins lower the level of cholesterol in the blood by reducing the production of cholesterol by the liver.

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