More than 1 in 5 adults in the United States has high cholesterol. High cholesterol is one of many risk factors for heart disease-it can lead to a heart attack or stroke. About every 34 seconds in the US, someone has a heart attack. 80% of people who have had a heart attack have high cholesterol.
Lipitor is a drug used to treat high cholesterol, and to lower the risk of stroke, heart attack, or other heart complications in people with type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease. More than 29 million people have been prescribed LIPITOR.* LIPITOR is one of the most widely studied medicines in the world. Lipitor tablets are proven to lower LDL (“bad”) cholesterol by 39%-60%, when used in a regularly.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Lipitor in December of 1996, and doctors can prescribe it in 10 mg to 80 mg tablets taken daily. As of February 2012, the FDA warns that the atorvastatin—sold under the brand name Lipitor.
Lipitor use combined with certain other drugs, meant to treat HIV and hepatitis C, can raise the amount of Lipitor in users’ blood, which can cause muscle damage. Lipitor Side Effects might include, liver damage, rhabdomyolysis, type 2 diabetes, memory loss and can cause skeletal muscle side effects.
Have You suffered from any Lipitor Side Effects
- Liver Damage
- Kidney Damage
- Memory Loss