From the article: Although some statins are stronger than others, there’s no evidence that one is better than another at preventing heart attacks or other cardiovascular outcomes. National guidelines on lowering cholesterol treat the statins as equivalent. A study from the Boston VA Healthcare System supports this approach. Veterans who achieved the greatest reduction in [...]
from: Cardiology Blog, Alegent Health Care June 6, 2010 There is no class of medications in the history of the world that has been better studied that statins. This class of drugs is more properly termed HMG CoA reductase (3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl co-enzyme A reductase) inhibitors, but with a name like that a terser nickname is almost [...]
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