A 62-year-old male asked:
For cad, which low dose of statin you use if you have perfect cholesterol numbers tc 93 tg 96& LDL 42. Pravachool, lipitor, (atorvastatin) or simvastatin. What dose?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Calvin Weisberger answered
50 years experience in Cardiology
Statin: As you have good lipid levels, you are looking for the nonlipid benefits of statin. There isn't any evidence there's a difference between the drugs for this effect. Of those you listed Simvastatin or Atorvastatin are probably what i'd choose though can't say prava wouldn't be as good.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
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