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Should one take Lipitor (atorvastatin) when the cholesterol is only 124?

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Dr. Louis Krenn
Family Medicine
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In brief: Depends

That would depend on your risk factors.
The desired level of cholesterol is based on individual risk factors such as a personal history of diabetes, heart attacks, high blood pressure, family history, and smoking history.

In brief: Depends

That would depend on your risk factors.
The desired level of cholesterol is based on individual risk factors such as a personal history of diabetes, heart attacks, high blood pressure, family history, and smoking history.
Dr. Louis Krenn
Dr. Louis Krenn
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Dr. James Chapman
Other parts of the cholesterol panel may be more important the the total cholesterol level
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