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Which statin is suitable in elderly patients with high LDL level.

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Dr. Milton Mintz
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: They are all good

Not lovastatin!-- I use crestor, my spouse leschol(less side reactions) generics pravastatin, vytorin (ezetimibe and simvastatin).
Trial ; error which has least side effects ; expence.

In brief: They are all good

Not lovastatin!-- I use crestor, my spouse leschol(less side reactions) generics pravastatin, vytorin (ezetimibe and simvastatin).
Trial ; error which has least side effects ; expence.
Dr. Milton Mintz
Dr. Milton Mintz
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: statin

Statins are generally very safe medications.
If a statin is indicated for an elderly patient, usually using Lovastatin or Simvastatin is less likely to cause side effects than a more potent statin.

In brief: statin

Statins are generally very safe medications.
If a statin is indicated for an elderly patient, usually using Lovastatin or Simvastatin is less likely to cause side effects than a more potent statin.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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