whether Lipitor is better than Zocor for preventing heart attacks and strokes

Experts will soon be debating whether Lipitor is better than Zocor for preventing heart attacks and strokes.

Zocor is going generic in June. This means that many plans will soon require patients to try simvastatin instead of Lipitor.

But the latest trend is to use more intensive statin therapy to aggressively lower LDL levels in high-risk patients.

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