Table 2.

Side effects

Subjects with adverse events, %RosuvastatinPlaceboP-value
Any serious adverse events77790.69
Event leading to death41460.17
Event requiring permanent withdrawal41480.06
Any adverse event95940.09
Liver related adverse event4.44.70.83
ALT >3 × ULN0.50.90.66
Muscle-related adverse event21210.90
Creatine kinase >3 × ULN0.801.0
Cancer-related7.05.90.67
Renal-related28220.06
Rhabdomyolysis00.31.0
  • ALT, alanine aminotransferase; ULN, upper limit of normal.