• pinesgirl60 pinesgirl60
    November 04, 2010
    Can Lipitor Cause Low Platelet Count
    pinesgirl60 pinesgirl60
    November 04, 2010

    I began taking Lipitor in 2007.  In 2006 my platelet count was 324. After starting Lipitor it dropped to 185 (still within normal range) but then after I switched to simvastatin the number dropped to around 100 and has remained in that range for two years....not awful, but disconcerting.  I want to know if it is possible that the statin is causing the low platelets.

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