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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 Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine Michael P. Pignone, MD, MPH, FACP - Internal Medicine
Current as ofDecember 6, 2017
Current as of:
December 6, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Michael P. Pignone, MD, MPH, FACP - Internal Medicine