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How common are the more severe side effects of lipitor (atorvastatin)?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Ucommon

The numbers vary.
The bottom line is many cases that reported and talked about by people in the blogs are never confirmed. Pts see the tv ads and get many of the listed side effects.The serious ones are very unusal and drs moniter pts with blood work and follow up on a regular basis.

In brief: Ucommon

The numbers vary.
The bottom line is many cases that reported and talked about by people in the blogs are never confirmed. Pts see the tv ads and get many of the listed side effects.The serious ones are very unusal and drs moniter pts with blood work and follow up on a regular basis.
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