Posted August 15, 2012: by Bill Sardi
Timeline: important dates
Lipitor is the world’s best-selling drug ever, with more than $125 billion in sales over 14.5 years.
In hard numbers Lipitor only reduces the risk for a non-fatal heart attack from 3.3% to ~2.0% (-1.3% difference) over a period of 3.5 years and does NOT reduce the risk for mortal heart attacks. Source: Lipitor Prescribing Information (See chart below)
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