coronary disease, acute coronary syndrome, myocardial infarction, unstable angina, normal cholesterol
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
N Engl J Med. 1998 Nov 5;339(19):1349-57 Randomized Controlled Trial
IN coronary disease, acute coronary syndrome, myocardial infarction, unstable angina, normal cholesterol The Use of
statins, pravastatin 40 mg/d
As Prevention, Secondary
Is better Than
placebo
To reduce - at 6 years - overall mortality (11.0% in pravastatin vs 14.1% in placebo) and cardiovascular mortality (7.3% in pravastatin vs 9.6% in placebo)