-Statin Chart


% LDL
reduction
< 24% 25-32% 31-39% 37-45% 48-52% 55-60% 60-63%
Fluvastatin
(Lescol)
20 40 80 - - - -
Lovastatin
(mevacor)
10 20 40 80 - - -
Pravastatin
(pravachol)
10 20 40 80 - - -
Simvastatin
(zocor)
5 10 20 40 80 - -
Atrovastatin
(lipitor)
- - 10 20 40 80 -
Rosuvastatin
(crestor)
- - - 5 10 20 40
Ezetimibe/Simvastatin
(Vytorin)
- - - 10/10 10/20 10/40 10/80

When to Re-check lipid panel after starting -Statin: 6 weeks