ASCOT Trial - Time to Benefit

Time to Benefit

In the ASCOT Trial, a primary prevention trial, there was very early separation between the placebo group and those on atorvastatin 10 mg OD - within weeks! It was ternimated 1.5 years earlier than planned because of a 36% cardiovascular event reduction demonstrated in just 3.5 years. The benefits of statin increases with duration of therapy.

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