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A 54-year-old male asked:

Have cad. my tc 133 ldl 61 hdl 55 tg87.dr wanted me on 10 mg lipitor (atorvastatin). can i take omega3 fish oil epa800 dha120 also. any interactions /contradictions.

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Dr. James Chapman
Cardiology 43 years experience
Yes.: Your cholesterol panel is actually quite good, and is already at goal. There is no problem taking fish oil with your lipitor, (atorvastatin) but with a panel this good, you may not need to.
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Dr. William Cromwell
Clinical Lipidology 36 years experience
No Contraindications: You can take the omega 3 listed without difficultly in combination with Lipitor (atorvastatin) and your other medications.
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Last updated Jun 27, 2014

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