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Is atorvastatin safe

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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. Suma Parinam MD

i am on a statin, atorvastatin , to keep my cholsterol in check. I would like to stop taking this medication and find a safe alternative supplement to take. I have heard about red yeast rice , but i also ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suma Parinam ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Vaddadi Suresh MD

on diet alone. He has now been prescribed atorvastatin . Isn't this likely to cause the same problem since ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vaddadi Suresh ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Noble Zachariah MD

is drinking alcohol while taking Atorvastatin okay? I finished my pack on Friday and bowl today in a tournament. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Noble Zachariah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Ilir Sharka MD

to replace the Isosorbide. Should I feel safe in taking the Viagra with my health hx and list of meds ... by mouth everyday for Heart 2. Atorvastatin Calcium 20 MG Tab take one-Half Tablet by mouth at... View answer

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Dr.  Umme Faiza MD

Yes,,,hi,,,, I m concerned about my mom in ny!!!! She has a pacemaker,,and I heard the statins are not good,,she is on atorvastatine!!!is that safe for her heart,,we still don t understand how she came home ... View answer

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Dr. Ronald Schubert MD

Wondering if combination of Coveram 5/5 and Atorvastatin 40mg is sensible. I believe ... attack whilst bringing colesterol down to dangerously low levels. What is a minimum safe level ... View answer

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

I had double bypass surgery in Jan 2015. Have had several problems since. I forgot to take my 10 mg of atorvastatin last eve. but for the first time, I can actually take a deep breath! I have been taking ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saranya Ramadoss ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.    Saleha Saeed MD

I have developed a rash under my arm, just below the arm pit. it is very itchy for the last one week. I was using deodorent (dove spray) which I ve stopped now. I am using betnovate-c skin cream. I am a stroke patient so... View answer

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Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

I have had a triple bypass surgery in Feb of this year. I just noticed that one of my medications is (atorvastatin. In 2002 I found out that the Lipitor that I was take had caused me to have miositis. I have been ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( 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