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Is it safe to take Lipitor (atorvastatin) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

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Dr. John Szawaluk
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

It is contraindicated in pregnancy.

In brief: No

It is contraindicated in pregnancy.
Dr. John Szawaluk
Dr. John Szawaluk
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Dr. David Fein
Preventive Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Lipitor (atorvastatin) is one of a class of drugs called "statins" which is used to lower cholesterol, and, specifically, ldl.
It is strongly recommended to stop using this class of medication during pregnancy and nursing.

In brief: No

Lipitor (atorvastatin) is one of a class of drugs called "statins" which is used to lower cholesterol, and, specifically, ldl.
It is strongly recommended to stop using this class of medication during pregnancy and nursing.
Dr. David Fein
Dr. David Fein
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Dr. Charles Turck
Pharmacology

In brief: No

Do not take Lipitor (atorvastatin) while pregnant or breastfeeding.
Lipitor (atorvastatin) has been reported to cause birth defects in babies. Also do not take Lipitor (atorvastatin) if you are planning to get pregnant.

In brief: No

Do not take Lipitor (atorvastatin) while pregnant or breastfeeding.
Lipitor (atorvastatin) has been reported to cause birth defects in babies. Also do not take Lipitor (atorvastatin) if you are planning to get pregnant.
Dr. Charles Turck
Dr. Charles Turck
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