Switch from one statin to another

    What do you do when a managed care plan requires a patient to switch from one statin to another?

    It's important to know what dose to use...and whether the switch is appropriate.

    For LDL, Zocor 10 mg is approx equal to Mevacor 20 mg...Pravachol 20 mg...Lescol 40 mg...Baycol 0.3 mg...or just HALF a tablet of Lipitor 10 mg.

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