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Good advice, if you can follow it. Try PubMed...

Search for < pravastatin heart attacks >. A lot of the results have full text publications online free.

My PCP told me it was 50%; the articles I looked at pegged it at 25-30% over a six year study. The trend lines were still diverging at the end of 6 years so one might expect the risk reduction to increase after 6 years of therapy.

I don't know if these studies are still considered ethical in light of the dramatic reduction in death for those taking pravastatin.

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