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Atorvastatin compared to lipitor

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Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

hello, what other cholesterol meds other than atorvastatin or lipitor fluoxetine 10mg, metformin 1000mg x2 daily,ramipril 5mg , glimepiride 4mg, amlodipins 10mg, gabapentin 300mg, glyxambi25mg thank ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Vaishalee Punj MD

First time user; the doctor prescribed Lipitor and the pharmacist gave me Atorvastatin; shoul I insist on the Lipitor? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

Are the two medications, Lipitor and Atorvastatin , usually administered/combined? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

meds are: ,81mg bayer aspirin, carvedilol 3.125mg am and pm, Citalopram Hydrobromide 40mg, Atorvastatin ... View answer

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Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

Is Lipitor used for the same purpose as Crestor? Since it has a generic, it is far more affordable for me than Crestor, but I need to know if it is comparable. ... View answer

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Dr. Sukhvinder Singh MD

I had a stent put in place my dr prescribed the usual after heart protecting medicines, so I have metoprolol,effient,atorvastatin and lipator, I understand that when taking a few of these they can produce ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sukhvinder Singh ( Cardiologist)
Dr.   Phanindra Dulipala MD

I have a type 2 diabetes since 2000. I have been taken Lipitor/atorvastatin, however, I notice that I have difficulty breathing after taking it so I stop in mid-March & also when I watched the news ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Phanindra Dulipala ( Diabetologist)
Dr. Vivek Goyal MD

Hi can I ask you a health question please? What is the difference between Atorvas tablets & Lipitor tablets. I have high cholesterol & all along I have been taking Lipitor but my prescription ran out so I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vivek Goyal ( Dentist)
Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin MD

I have been taking Lipitor then Atorvastatin for many years now. I retired December of 2015 and ever since then I have been noticing that I am in constant arm, leg, back, neck and body pain ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

Hi, I was just prescribed (Atorvastatin) Lipitor today and the side effects are a concern. I ... fruit instead of taking the Lipitor? I don t think I will continue on this site because I didn t think ... View answer

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

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Basheer Ahamed MD

Hello, Don't stop Lipitor(Atorvastatin) at once. Because it may increase the cholesterol level in your blood and may increase the chance of blood vessel blocks. Consult and discuss with your doctor before doing so.

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. Pavan Kumar Gupta MD

Hello, The best time to take your Lipitor is after your dinner. Thanks