What is Lipitor (Atorvastatin), Brand or Generic, Effects

What is Lipitor, generic Lipitor, patient medical information, including Atorvastatin use, Lipitor structure, effects, symptoms, mechanism of action. Effects of Lipitor generic Atorvastatin.




Atorvastatin is a cholesterol-lowering medication that blocks the production of cholesterol (a type of fat) in the body.

Atorvastatin reduces low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and total cholesterol in the blood. Lowering your cholesterol can help prevent heart disease and hardening of the arteries, conditions that can lead to heart attack, stroke, and vascular disease.

Atorvastatin is used to treat high cholesterol. Atorvastatin is also used to lower the risk of stroke, heart attack, or other heart complications in people with coronary heart disease or type 2 diabetes.

Atorvastatin may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Generic: Atorvastatin






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Lipitor (Atorvastatin) Category:

Class of Treatment: Metabolic Agents / Antihyperlipidemic Agents / HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors

Type: Prescription




 

 


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