A member asked:

My husband has quickly lost a lot of muscle. lipitor (atorvastatin) is blamed. should he try reving up on stuff to build muscle to help?

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Dr. Andrew Freeman answered

Specializes in Cardiology

Probably not: Lipitor (atorvastatin) usually can cause muscle aches and seldom causes muscle loss so to speak. Eating a well balanced, plant rich diet with regular exercise and strength training will help to build muscle. Check with your doctor first.

Answered 6/27/2014



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