How long does it take for your body to get rid of the statin drug after stopping lipitor (atorvastatin) that was taken for 10 years?
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Clinical Lipidology 35 years experience
1 (up to 2) weeks: Statins clear the blood rapidly once daily dosing has stopped. While everyone's metabolism is unique, you should expect the medication will be out of the blood within 2 weeks (usually by 1 week).
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