Lipitor / Atorvastatin (Atorvastatin)
Lipitor / Atorvastatin
Order Lipitor and other lower cholesterol medications at the lowest possible prices right here at Canada Pharmacy Online. We currently have stocks of the brand Lipitor from Turkey, UK and Canada manufactured by Pfizer. The generic Atorvastatin Calcium comes from Canada manufactured by Mylan (sometimes by Apotex or PharmaScience and from UK manufactured by a different manufacturer. We may also stock other generic Atorvastatin from different manufacturers around the world. Other alternative names include: Biovas and Atorlip (by Cipla). Lipitor is available in the strengths of 5mg to 80mg tablets. Compare prices and get great deals on Lipitor and other similar medications such as Crestor, Mevacor, Pravachol, or Tricor.
Lipitor (Atorvastatin) is a prescription medication that is used to treat high cholesterol and to lower the risk of stroke, heart attack or the other heart problems in people with type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease or other risk factors. This medication is proven to lower bad cholesterol effectively along with diet and exercise. Atorvastatin works by reducing the amount of cholesterol made by the liver. Lowering “bad” cholesterol and triglycerides and raising “good” cholesterol decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
Side effects of Lipitor may include:
• Stomach upset;
You should not take Lipitor if you are allergic to Atorvastatin. Before you start taking this medication, inform your doctor about your medical conditions and about all the medications you are currently taking including OTC and herbal medications. This medication is to be used in adults and children who are at least 10 years old. Lipitor will not be as effective in lowering your cholesterol if you do not follow a cholesterol-lowering diet plan. You should also avoid drinking alcohol. Lipitor can harm an unborn baby or cause birth defects. Do not take Lipitor if you are pregnant. Inform your doctor if you become pregnant. Atorvastatin may pass into breast milk and could harm a nursing baby. Grapefruit should not be eaten with Lipitor, both for brand and generic. You should not breast-feed while you are taking Lipitor.
Questions and Answers
1. When is it a good time to take Lipitor?
Answer: Lipitor can be taken at any time of the day with or without food but it should be taken at about the same time each day.
2. Will taking Lipitor lead to Diabetes?
Answer: There is a strong connection between statins and type 2 diabetes. Blood sugar should be monitored. If you are overweight you are at a greater risk. Please talk to your doctor about your risks.
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