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why take lipitor at bedtime

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Lipitor/Dilantin: As prescribed, yes.

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Dr. Gregg Albers
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Problem?: You have a few health issues, and though getting up once or even twice may be normal for an older individual, it may not be for a young man or female. ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Not a podiatry ?: Direct this to your family doctor.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Discuss: This with your dr. You may need a sleep medication.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Lipitor (atorvastatin): Contraindications; "Active liver disease, which may include unexplained persistent elevations in hepatic transaminase levels. Hypersensitivity to any ... Read More
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Dr. Binyomin Nemon
23 years experience Family Medicine
Perhaps: That depends on what your lipid (cholesterol) profile looks like. Consult your physician, don't do it on your own.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Expiration date: No one would recommend that to you in print or publicly on line.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
few days: It may start working in a few days but it's customary to wait 6 weeks before rechecking a lipid level.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Very soon: It has been noted to have cholesterol plaque stabilization improvement soon after starting. Typical recheck of cholesterol levels would be after 4- ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 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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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Careful: Small amount of wine is usually tolerated in patients on statin therapy. However since statins could cause problems with the liver, caution is advised ... Read More

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