Rosuvastatin calcium in acute coronary syndromes

  title={Rosuvastatin calcium in acute coronary syndromes},
  author={R. Aggarwal and R. Showkathali},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy},
  pages={1215 - 1227}
  • R. Aggarwal, R. Showkathali
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy
  • Introduction: Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) reduction using 3-hydroxy-3-methyl glutaryl coenzyme A (HMGCoA) reductase inhibitors (statins) has a proven survival benefit in patients presenting with acute coronary syndromes (ACS). Patients presenting with ACS remain at significant risk of subsequent cardiovascular death and non-fatal myocardial infarction despite high compliance with current guideline indicated secondary prevention therapies. There remains, therefore, a need to… CONTINUE READING
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