The Pennine Acute Hospitals
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2 Cardiovascular system
02-12 Statins

If intolerance to statins is a problem, this should be managed by dose reduction or the use of an alternative statin in preference to commencing alternative lipid lowering agents such as ezetimibe.


Atorvastatin
First Choice

Tablets


note 30mg and 60mg tablets are not to be prescribed


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Simvastatin
First Choice
Tablets

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Pravastatin
Formulary
Tablets

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Rosuvastatin
Formulary
Tablets

Approved for use in PAHNT for patients who have not achieved target levels with other statins.

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Fluvastatin Lescol® XL
Non Formulary

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Fluvastatin Lescol®
Non Formulary

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Simvastatin and Ezetimibe Inegy®
Non Formulary

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