A member 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.

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. James Chapman answered

Specializes in Cardiology

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.

Answered Apr 10, 2013


Dr. William Cromwell answered

Specializes in Clinical Lipidology

You can take the omega 3 listed without difficultly in combination with Lipitor (atorvastatin) and your other medications.

Answered Jun 27, 2014



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