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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
25 years experience Psychiatry
Check in with doctor: While clopidogrel and atorvastatin can cause stomach discomfort ... It is unlikely that this new symptom would develop after 3 years. Much more likel ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laila Alamgir
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Dyslipidemia: Your mom needs to have full lipid panel. What is her LDL and TG level? Lipitor/atorvastatin is very effective lipid lowering medicine. You can increas ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
48 years experience Cardiology
Cut in half: cut in half daily probably slightly better. At age 33 have you also tried exercise and weight loss? Why was atorvastatin prescribed?
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
32 years experience Cardiology
Likely combo: probably the two in combination. I'd try monotherapy first, ie lipitor (atorvastatin) higher dose. If that doesn't grt you to target then goto combo
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
19 years experience Cardiology
Neither: increasing your atorvastatin or changing to rosuvastatin won't have any effect on your triglycerides. Changing your diet will. See a nutritionist. Don ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe....: You have familial hypertriglyceridemia. Atorvastatin mono therapy might be the best in terms of safety. The combo of fenofibrate and statins raises ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
41 years experience Integrative Medicine
Elevated TG: You have a very high Triglyceride level! What us your fasting glucose, Hba1c, and fasting insulin? It sounds like you are pre diabetic. Please have c ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Anticholesterol med: Atorvastatin is "lipitor" one of the more potent anticholesterol medications in the "statin" class.. Relative of simva-, prava-, lova-, and rosuva- s ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Berger
33 years experience Cardiology
Depends on maker: Different manufacturers may use different colors. While often white, some formulations may be yellow, beige or even blue. The Amlodipine-Atorvastat ... Read More
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