Both Atorvastatin and Rosuvastatin are moderate-high intensity statins. In terms of effectiveness, Rosuvastatin is more potent than Atorvastatin. Rosuvastatin can result in significantly greater reductions in LDL levels at lower dosages compared to Atorvastatin.
In terms of safety, there are no significant differences in the side effect profiles. However, Atorvastatin is more likely to have interactions with other medications and food compared to Rosuvastatin. Always inform a pharmacist or your doctor about all medications, supplements or health products you are taking