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Can Lipitor affect sex drive?

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Oct 22, 2021.

Official answer


Unfortunately, yes, Lipitor can cause sexual side effects. These probably will only resolve if you stop taking the medicine. But please discuss options with your doctor.

Genitourinary adverse effects associated with other HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors have included erectile dysfunction, impotence, and testicular pain. At least one case of hemorrhagic cystitis has been reported.

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