U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 31-year-old female asked:

Can i stop taking lipitor (atorvastatin) from one day to the next?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
53 years experience
Statin: Statin drugs need to be taken daily, they won't do the job if taken intermittently.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Related questions

A 34-year-old member asked:
Should one take Lipitor (atorvastatin) when the cholesterol is only 124?
1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
A 35-year-old member asked:
Crestor vs lipitor (atorvastatin). Is one better than the other?
2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
A 31-year-old member asked:
Is it safe to stop taking Lipitor (atorvastatin) after 3 months cold turkey?
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 39-year-old member asked:
If I eat right and exercise, can I stop taking lisinopril and lipitor (atorvastatin)?
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Last updated Aug 1, 2013


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.