U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 45-year-old member asked:

What's the cheapest effective statin drug?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Walmart: Lovastatin (mevacor), and pravastatin (pravachol) are available from walmart and many other pharmacies for $4 (for a month's supply). Simvastatin (zocor) is available generically but costs about $30 for a month's supply (20 mg). Atorvastatin (lipitor) has also become generic but i don't have access to the price. A double strength pill of any of the above cut in half will cut your cost in half.
Dr. Jenni Ramsey
Pharmacy 17 years experience
You live in Michigan? Meijer is now offering generic Lipitor (atorvastatin) for free!
Oct 1, 2012

Similar questions

A 48-year-old member asked:

Are statin drugs really that good and effective for you, docs?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Absolutely: These agents have an enormous benefit in reducing the risks of cardiac events.

Related questions

A 46-year-old member asked:
Can statin drugs increase creatinine level?
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 45-year-old member asked:
Statin drugs are everywhere. Any side effects?
1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
A 31-year-old member asked:
Do statin drugs do anything to keep cholesteral down?
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 67-year-old member asked:
What are the risks of takingi statin drugs, long term?
2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
A 41-year-old female asked:
Can i take grapefruit essential oil while on a statin drug?
2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Last updated Jun 27, 2014

People also asked

Related topics

Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.