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Atorvastatin and grapefruit

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Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

Thanks! How about if I eat half a grapefruit 12 hours away from my 20mg atorvastatin q.d. ? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

what other unlisted uses are there for atorvastatian besides anti stroke chlorestorol control and cardiac preventative View answer

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Dr. Chobufo Ditah MD

Greetings - I have been diagnosed as having "Pre-Parkinsons" and "Pre-Diabetes" and have been prescribed ATORVASTATIN & CARBIDOPA, LEVODOPA. Traditional MDs say these drugs are safe, while alternative ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chobufo Ditah ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha MD

What's this medicine for? Atorvastatin This medicine I am taking called antenolol I believe is causing me to itch in my male parts and pain shoots through and burns. The out side if skin doesn't look ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Ronald Schubert MD

good morning. I have a doctor friend who has been encouraging me to take the supplement nicotinamide riboside, as I have Parkinsons' Disease for 10 years. I also take atorvastatin for my cholesterol ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ronald Schubert ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Shaikh Sadaf MD

Hi--I ve eaten 1 grapefruit each of the last 2 days, just before taking atorvastatin. Today, I ... now, other than not eating any more grapefruit? Thanks. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shaikh Sadaf ( Diabetologist)
Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

Yes, is there a difference between Atorvastatin and Atorvastatin Calcium? My last prescription bottle just says Atorvastatin , and I just refilled it . Got home and realized the new bottle says ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mohammed Taher Ali ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   Munish Sood MD

what is the difference between Atorvastatin drugs and Atorvastatin Calcium drugs? I had been taking Atorvastatin tablets for 3-4 years. The last 2 prescriptions of mine that were filled by the pharmacy... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Munish Sood ( Ayurveda Specialist)
Dr.  Suchitra Mankar MD

I started taking atorvastatin last week and now I bleed out when I prick my finger for my glucose ... and it is hard to stop them also. Is it the atorvastatin causing me to bleed out? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suchitra Mankar ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi MD

I have cholesterol 198 and I have go to the dr.( M.d.) and I gave my blood report and cholesterol leve 198 so I told to the any medicine for cholesterol ? So he had write (Torvason 20 Atorvastatin ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. M. Vamsi Krishna MD

this medication atorvastatin is a very good medication but in very few patients it may cause problems like myalgia and elevated liver enzymes

Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

it should not aggravate the ggtabove200.

Dr. Saumya Mittal MD

suggest a HMG CoA inhibitor like atorvastatin as well