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Generic Name: ATORVASTATIN - ORAL Pronounced: (a-TOR-va-STAT-in) Lipitor Oral Uses
Atorvastatin is used along with a proper diet to help
lower "bad" cholesterol and fats (such as LDL, triglycerides) and raise "good"
cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. It belongs to a group of drugs known as
"statins." It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol made by the liver.
Lowering "bad" cholesterol and triglycerides and raising "good" cholesterol
decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent strokes and heart
In addition to eating a proper diet (such as a
low-cholesterol/low-fat diet), other lifestyle changes that may help this
medication work better include exercising, losing weight if overweight, and
stopping smoking. Consult your doctor for more details.
How To Use Lipitor Oral
Take this medication by mouth with or without food as
directed by your doctor, usually once daily.
Dosage is based on your medical condition, ...
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