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Evidence shows that statins may lower a person's chance of having a heart attack or stroke, especially for people who are at high risk for one.
The tables above show the number of people who will have a heart attack or stroke in the next 10 years, arranged by risk level.
The information shown here is based on the best available evidence.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofOctober 1, 2015
Current as of:
October 1, 2015
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
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