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Medication Adherence for Cholesterol (Statins)

Shared decision making with patients may be the best way to achieve statin adherence.

  • Moderate-intensity statin (daily dose): lovastatin 40mg, pravastatin 40-80mg, simvastatin 20-40mg, atorvastatin 10-20mg per day.
  • High-intensity statin (daily dose): atorvastatin 40-80mg per day; rosuvastatin 20-40mg per day.

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