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Lipitor

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Most Commonly Used

Lipitor 10mg Tab
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: PD 155  |  10
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Lipitor 20mg Tab
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: PD 156  |  20
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Lipitor 40mg Tab
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: PD 157  |  40
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Lipitor 80mg Tab
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: 80  |  PD 158
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Overview Information on Lipitor

Pharmacist Tip
Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice. Grapefruit may increase the amount of Lipitor in your bloodstream.     
Lipitor® is a medicine used to treat patients with high cholesterol. Your doctor may have given Lipitor to you to lower levels of LDL ("bad") cholesterol and triglycerides in your blood. Lipitor also raises your HDL ("good") cholesterol levels. Sometimes doctors give Lipitor to children who are 10 years of age or older who have high cholesterol.

Lipitor is the brand name for a medicine called atorvastatin. Your doctors may have prescribed Lipitor for you to lower your risk of having a heart attack, stroke, chest pain, or other heart problems.

Doctors may also use Lipitor to lower the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with type 2 diabetes who have risk factors, including diabetic eye and kidney problems, smoking, or high blood pressure.



Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013
Lipitor® is a medicine used to treat patients with high cholesterol. Your doctor may have given Lipitor to you to lower levels of LDL ("bad") cholesterol and triglycerides in your blood. Lipitor also raises your HDL ("good") cholesterol levels. Sometimes doctors give Lipitor to children who are 10 years of age or older who have high cholesterol.

Lipitor is the brand name for a medicine called atorvastatin. Your doctors may have prescribed Lipitor for you to lower your risk of having a heart attack, stroke, chest pain, or other heart problems.

Doctors may also use Lipitor to lower the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with type 2 diabetes who have risk factors, including diabetic eye and kidney problems, smoking, or high blood pressure.



Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013