One of the most commonly prescribed medications today comes from the statin family. This is a list that includes atorvastatin (Lipitor), simvastatin (Zocor), rosuvastatin (Crestor), fluvastatin (Lescol), and pravastatin (Pravachol).  Statins work by blocking a key enzyme called HMG-CoA reductase. This causes your LDL levels to be reduced. LDL is considered the bad cholesterol; however…

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