TABLE 8.

High- and Moderate-Intensity Statin Therapy*

High-intensity statin therapyModerate-intensity statin therapy
Lowers LDL cholesterol by ≥50%Lowers LDL cholesterol by 30% to <50%
 Atorvastatin 40–80 mgAtorvastatin 10–20 mg
 Rosuvastatin 20–40 mgRosuvastatin 5–10 mg
Simvastatin 20–40 mg
Pravastatin 40–80 mg
Lovastatin 40 mg
Fluvastatin XL 80 mg
Pitavastatin 2–4 mg
  • * Once-daily dosing.