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A 55-year-old male asked:

Is it safe to split 10 mg lipitor (atorvastatin) bill. my cholesterol # are optimum but dr wanted me on low dose for cvd. is it better to take 5mg/d or take10 mg/2d?

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Dr. James Chapman
Cardiology 43 years experience
Ok to split: Lipitor (atorvastatin) can safely be cut in half. Taking 10 mg every other day is reasonable also.
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