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DAR No 4. Rosuvastatin (Crestor®)

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Another statin! Expensive, potent and doubts on safety

  • Rosuvastatin is the seventh commercialized statin in Spain.
  • Its capacity to lower cholesterol levels is similar to other statins at equivalent doses.
  • No advantage has been shown compared to other statins with regard to morbidity and mortality.
  • Its safety profile has caused controversy since the drug was marketed and the 40 mg dose should be restricted.
  • It is considerably more expensive than simvastatin and atorvastatin.
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