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Do I need to eat food when taking atorvastatin?

What are the side effects of statins?

Does Lipitor work better if you take it at night?

Can Lipitor affect sex drive?

How long does muscle pain as a side effect last after discontinuing lipitor (statins)? I have 2 mnth

Had the same problem with the other statins, muscle aches stopped after about a week after discontinuing. Lipitor worked for me for over a year before problem started. I developed the side effect in July and I still have severe muscle and joint pain. Doctor told me blood test normal and it... read more

Is muscle pain a side effect of Lipitor?

Hi, I have been on Lipitor for almost a year now and I think I am having side effects from it. They are muscle pain in my shoulders, arms, & hands and even some numbness in my hands and arms. Has anyone else experienced this trouble? I asked the doctor and he said to just keep taking it but... read more

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?

Is there a generic drug available for lipitor?

If not then will Lipitor go generic?

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

Taking lipitor for several years, 3 mths ago started getting bad hip leg pain, could it be lipitor?

I've tried exercise and pain medication, to no avail, and I'm wondering if it could be the lipitor. A pharmacist told me "highly doubtful", but I stopped the lipitor 3 days ago, and have had an immediate reduction in pain. I also slept better last night than I have in several... read more

Does Abilify cause weight gain?

I usually take my lipitor before bedtime, this morning I accidentally took it AM, will this be ok?

I usually take my lipitor before bedtime, This morning I was not paying attention and took it along with my blood pressure medicine. Will this cause me problems, If I take it tomorrow night, I know I should take before bedtime, however, I will not take any tonight since I took it this morning by... read more

Lipitor and Grapefruit?

Does lipitor interact with grapefruit juice? I'm taking lipitor for my high cholesterol at the moment and just wondering if it's ok to eat grapefruit. If so, how much is ok?

Can you eat grapefruit while on Lipitor medication?

I was told by someone who is on Lipitor that they cannot eat grapefruit while taking it. Lipitor is a statin (I believe) Is Gemfibrozil?

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