When does Lipitor's patent end?

Answer Businessweek reports that Lipitor's U.S. patent will expire in November 2011. The cholesterol medication generated $13 billion in 2009 sales and currently outsells all other drugs worldwide. Americ... Read More »

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Why should lipitor be taken at night?

Lipitor is a medication that is used to treat high cholesterol by lowering the body's cholesterol production. To ensure the maximum effectiveness of the medicine, doctors commonly recommend it to b... Read More »

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 »

Can Lipitor cause memory loss?

According to doctors, including those at the Mayo Clinic, no link has been scientifically discovered between statins, including Lipitor, and memory loss. Pfizer, the maker of Lipitor, claims that, ... 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 »