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Atorvastatin Questions

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Do I need to eat food when taking atorvastatin?

What are the side effects of statins?

How long does atorvastatin stay in the system after stopping the drug?

Do statins help treat COVID-19?

Can you use limes or lime juice while taking statin drugs (i.e. atorvastatin)?

Can I trust a generic drug manufacturer?

Atorvastatin - Anyone else gaining weight?

I stopped and lost about 7 pounds. Then I started back on--- only 1 every day or two--- and I gained back 5. Also have a very stiff neck. But my main concern is the weight gain for no apparent reason. Also very bloated. Anyone else have this happen?

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

... 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!

Is there a generic drug available for lipitor?

If not then will Lipitor go generic?

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

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... read more

I am 51 year,I take plavix (75mg),and aspirin(81mg),atorvastatin (10mg) daily after stent placement?

... almost from 4 month ago and my doctor order until 8 months I must use ,but gastrointestinal side effects are very seen,bloating,stomachpain,pain in joints,back pain,and I use RANITIDIN but stomach pain and bloating is hard and acute ,what can i do?

How do you manage muscle pain with cholesterol drugs?

Is is necessary to take (3) different blood pressure medicines?

My husband is taking Carvedilol, Lisinopril and Spironolactone. I am concerned about the side effects of taking so many medicines. He is also taking Atorvastatin, Warfarin, and Plavix.

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