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TABLE 9.

High-Intensity and Moderate-Intensity Statin Therapy*

High-intensity statin therapy (lowers LDL cholesterol by ≥50%)Moderate-intensity statin therapy (lowers LDL cholesterol by 30–50%)
Atorvastatin 40–80 mg Atorvastatin 10–20 mg 
Rosuvastatin 20–40 mg Rosuvastatin 5–10 mg 
 Simvastatin 20–40 mg 
 Pravastatin 40–80 mg 
 Lovastatin 40 mg 
 Fluvastatin XL 80 mg 
 Pitavastatin 2–4 mg 
High-intensity statin therapy (lowers LDL cholesterol by ≥50%)Moderate-intensity statin therapy (lowers LDL cholesterol by 30–50%)
Atorvastatin 40–80 mg Atorvastatin 10–20 mg 
Rosuvastatin 20–40 mg Rosuvastatin 5–10 mg 
 Simvastatin 20–40 mg 
 Pravastatin 40–80 mg 
 Lovastatin 40 mg 
 Fluvastatin XL 80 mg 
 Pitavastatin 2–4 mg 
*

Once-daily dosing. XL, extended release.

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