How long should we continue with 80 mg atorvastatin after acute MI?

How long should we continue with 80 mg atorvastatin after acute MI?

In this video, Dr. Viveka Kumar, Senior Director - Cath Lab, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, will discuss how long to continue with 80 mg atorvastatin after acute MI, in this video. There is enough data which has shown that if 80 mg of atorvastatin is given immediately after the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome or acute MI, then it should be continued minimum for one year. The longer the continual, the more is the benefit and if the lipid profile is not satisfactory, then it should be continued for long.