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In battle of cholesterol drugs, Lipitor as good as Crestor
USA Today

The battle of the cholesterol drugs has been declared a draw. And given the rising cost of healthcare, the tie goes to the cheaper drug, experts say. In a head-to-head test of two of the leading statins — pills taken to lower cholesterol — high doses of blockbuster drugs Lipitor and Crestor did about equally well, according to a study of 1,385 patients presented today at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association in Orlando.

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