What effect does grapefruit have on Lipitor?

Answer Many medications cause dangerous interactions with other drugs when taken together, but, in some cases, things you eat and drink may also pose a threat. An example of this is the combination of gra... Read More »

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Does Lipitor affect small LDL?

Lipitor and other statin medications are prescription drugs that lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels. Some of the other more popular ones are Pravachol, Zocor and Mevacor. Some doctors recommend sta... Read More »

Does lipitor have any side effects?

Lipitor (known generically as atorvastatin) is a prescription-only cholesterol-lowering drug with a variety of mild and serious side effects.Minor Side EffectsLipitor may result in constipation, he... Read More »

Does Lipitor make you gain weight?

On One Hand: Not A Known Side EffectWeight gain is not a common side effect caused by Lipitor, according to The cholesterol-lowering drug can, however, cause digestive side effects, incl... Read More »

When does the lipitor patent expire?

The patent on Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) expires in June 2011. Lipitor is a leading cholesterol-cutting drug. Its maker is Pfizer Inc., one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies. T... Read More »