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?

    Physicians often ask what dose to use.

    In general, Zocor 10 mg is approx equal to Mevacor 20 mg...Pravachol 20 mg...Lescol 40 mg...Baycol 0.3 mg...or Lipitor 5 mg.

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