In a multinational, placebo-controlled trial, rosuvastatin proved to be well-tolerated in patients with dyslipidemia. The 33-trial program included >16,800 patients who represented >25,000 patient-years of continuous exposure to rosuvastatin. The patients received 5 to 40 mg of the drug or placebo. Adverse events occurred in 52.1% of the rosuvastatin group and 51.8% of the placebo group, giving it an adverse-event profile similar to that of atorvastatin 10 to 80 mg, simvastatin 10 to 80 mg, and pravastatin 10 to 40 mg.
In Seniors: Consider CMV Serostatus
When Recommending Flu Vaccine
Older people who have cytomegalovirus seem to have less robust responses to the trivalent influenza vaccine than those who do not have CMV.
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