Table 1:

Numbers of patients taking each statin, by diagnosis of ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack, or major hemorrhage

StatinNo. (%)
Stroke or TIA
n = 1985*
Major hemorrhage
n = 5582*
Atorvastatin986 (49.7)2778 (49.8)
Fluvastatin6 (0.3)26 (0.5)
Lovastatin12 (0.6)27 (0.5)
Pravastatin61 (3.1)190 (3.4)
Rosuvastatin743 (37.4)2059 (36.9)
Simvastatin177 (8.9)502 (9.0)
  • Note: TIA = transient ischemic attack.

  • * Stroke or TIA: 397 cases + 1588 controls; major hemorrhage: 1117 cases + 4465 controls.