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Is there a "best time of day" to take Atorvastatin?

Posted 20 Nov 2014 by Jkgallegos 1 answer

... I've read that - to some - it doesn't matter and to others, it's best to take it at bedtime... I'm about to start this medication and I'm trying to figure out this thing when to take it. Thank you!

Can Lipitor cause Type II Diabetes?

Posted 26 Jul 2013 by geriatriclime 1 answer

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 unexpected side effect of the medication. Lipitor Fails Users Who Trusted the Safety of the Drug Somet ...

Does grapefruit interfere with atenolol, aspirin, amlodipine, atorvastatin or allopurinol?

Posted 27 Nov 2012 by Stodeyboy 2 answers

25mg Atenolol 75 mg Asprin 5 mg Amlodipine 20 mg Atorvastatin 450 mg Allopurinoll

If I have aches and pains from taking several different statins will all statins affect me?

Posted 2 Jul 2013 by dredscott 5 answers

I have now taken 4 different statins, simvastatin, pravastatin, lovastatin and atorvastatin. They all caused me muscle and joint soreness, my hands ache so bad and I seem to have lost some strength in them. When I stopped the statins there was great improvement! Will all statins do this for me or ...

Does indomethacin interact with atorvastatin?

Posted 5 days ago by Mortymentor 0 answers

Is atorvastatin necessary after an ischaemic stroke?

Posted 18 Sep 2016 by Terence W 1 answer

Following stroke was prescribed statins which I didn't need pre-stroke as had no problems with cholesterol. Recently heard on radio about side effects and am wondering whether the stabbing pains inside my upper and lower left leg and elbow and also my big toe joint, but which only last a short ...

Should I take an atorvastatin if my numbers are all good, but I have a small amount of plaque?

Posted 4 Sep 2016 by Riley53 0 answers

I am a senior woman in good shape with my weight and physically. I have been told that this medicine keeps the plaque stuck down so nothing breaks off that could possibly cause a stroke or a heart attack. Is this true?

Levothyroxine 50mcg & atorvastatin 10mg?

Posted 26 Aug 2016 by Casa Helena 1 answer

I have been taking levothroxine 50mcg for many years for an under-active thyroid and have now been prescribed atorvastatin 10mg, are these two drugs compatible?

Atorvastatin - I had open heart valve surgery and triple bypass Atorovastatin 80mg is prescribed but

Posted 28 Aug 2016 by mikel3 0 answers

I had perfect cholostrerol levels before surgery. Atorovastatin gives me severe diarrhea and gastrointestinal distress. Is Statin absolutely necessary if so what can I take rather than Atorovastatin? Thanks for your attention.

High Cholesterol - Familial Heterozygous - I take 40 mg a day of Atorvastatin and my total?

Posted 27 Jul 2016 by PDDiane 0 answers

My cholesterol still runs about 257. I decided not to take the 80 mg dose because of the possible affects on my liver. Does anyone else run that high even on their medicines?

I didn't take my atorvastatin before I went to bed and nt to bed?

Posted 10 Aug 2016 by Goldie0508 0 answers

Woke up with severe vertigo? Was it because I stopped taking?

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