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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Aztor (atorvastatin): Is a drug used to lower cholesterol. It can cause elevated liver &/or muscle enzymes (usually at higher doses). Your doc probably checks liver functio ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Losartan is a drug: used to treat hypertension and protect kidneys. Lipitor (atorvastatin) is a drug that lowers LDL cholesterol. Every drug has side effects, but your ... Read More
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Dr. William Lizarraga
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No: This combination is quite common and should be safe together. These are used to treat blood pressure (losartan) and high cholesterol (Lipitor), and bl ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
UNLIKELY: Losartan is a blood pressure medication so it should not be raising your BP, and Lipitor (atorvastatin) is used in combo with this medication a lot. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Every drug has side effects, regardless of dose. Atorvastatin shares the same risks of rhabdomyolysis, muscle aches, rash, and various other potentia ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Statin: Statin drugs need to be taken daily, they won't do the job if taken intermittently.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Statin side effects: Aztor is statin used to control cholesterol one can get headaches, nausea and most of all, muscle or joint pain.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Lipitor (atorvastatin): I am not aware of taking Lipitor (atorvastatin) for only three times a week instead of daily. I recommend to my patients to take Lipitor (atorvastatin ... Read More
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A 80-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
49 years experience Cardiology
Yes: No significant drug interaction or interference with drug absorption or activation.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
20 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: That would depend on your risk factors. The desired level of cholesterol is based on individual risk factors such as a personal history of diabetes, h ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
You : You should be perfectly fine. Lipitor (atorvastatin) is dosed anywhere from 10mg-80mg, so a one time 40mg tab should not cause any harm. Consider putt ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
statins: Simvastatin generally has fewer side effects than Atorvastatin but people react as individuals.
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