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Benefits/risks of Zetia vs crestor (rosuvastatin)?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Crestor (rosuvastatin) is better

Crestor (rosuvastatin) is a statin.
Statins are the only cholesterol drugs that have been clearly shown to reduce mortality - that is, to save lives. While Zetia does lower cholesterol, there is to date no convincing evidence that it saves lives.

In brief: Crestor (rosuvastatin) is better

Crestor (rosuvastatin) is a statin.
Statins are the only cholesterol drugs that have been clearly shown to reduce mortality - that is, to save lives. While Zetia does lower cholesterol, there is to date no convincing evidence that it saves lives.
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