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Which drug is better - Simvastatin or Lipitor? Which does less damage to the body?

I was prescribed Lipitor by my physician. But I heard that Simvastatin (Zocor) has less of a negative effect on the body than Lipitor. Is it true?

Posted 13 Aug 2009 7 answers

Can Lipitor cause Type II Diabetes?

Popular Statin Drug Lipitor causes Type II Diabetes in Women ◦digg ◦ ◦ 5775EmailShare Some women taking Lipitor (atorvastatin) for high cholesterol problems developed type II diabetes, an unexp ...

Posted 26 Jul 2013 1 answer

Are leg cramps the same as "muscle pain" described in Lipitor symptoms?

I get a lot of cramps, mostly legs but also in rib cage, hands, etc. Seems like they started a couple years ago, I'm now 60 yrs old. Sometimes I relate these to physical exertions during the ...

Posted 25 Oct 2012 4 answers

Side effects if you stop taking lipitor and you have been on it for 3years?

what will happen if you stop taking lipitor cold turkey

Posted 30 Dec 2011 3 answers

Lipitor and alcohol?

I had like 2-3 beers tonight should i take my atorvastatin pill.i was prescribed 10mg pills but im supposed to cut them in half.

Posted 8 days ago 2 answers

Can I take Lipitor and Effexor at the same time?

I take several other supplements in the morning as well.

Posted 8 days ago 1 answer

Statins are too painful?

I have been taking Lipitor for over 8 years and after doing research found out many of my painful muscles could be side effect. Stopped it and felt so much better but now cholesterol in high ...

Posted 24 Mar 2015 1 answer

Can lipitor cause diabetes?

I have diabetes and take lipitor. I developed the diabetes after taking the lipitor for sometime.

Posted 3 Apr 2013 5 answers

When is the best time to take this med :night ,morning ,with or without food ?

I'm on cozavan and lipitor and just want to make sure they don't interfere with each other as I take them together with food .

Posted 8 Mar 2015 1 answer

I take Amlodipine 5mg for high blood pressure. Dr started me on Zetia to try to lower my high?

... cholesterol because I had problems with taking Lipitor . After 3 days of taking both meds, I started getting increased heart beats, feeling breathless and Having a heaviness in my upper chest. It ...

Posted 16 Feb 2015 1 answer

Would a lower dosage of lipitor work as well, if combined with taking grapefruit?

wrt interaction between Lipitor and grapefruit, your website states "Grapefruit can interact with lipitor (a cholesterol-lowering statin) causing an increase in the level of the medication in ...

Posted 28 Jan 2015 1 answer

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