A 78-year-old female asked:
i have sore spot on l back rib cage. get spasms there day or night. goes away after advil in 1 hour. began after taking lipitor (atorvastatin). tests revealed not?
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Specializes in Cardiology
Check with your Dr: if you were my patient, I would stop the Lipitor (atorvastatin) for 2 weeks to see if you've got better, and then restarted to see if he got worse. If worse, that clenches that this is a Lipitor (atorvastatin) reaction. Other statins may be fine or perhaps use alternatives such as Berberol, pantethine, Co A, or mixed tocopherols. HRS, MD, FACC
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Last updated Jul 6, 2016
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