About Lipitor (Prescription Drug)

Lipitor® is a brand name for the drug atorvastatin, part of the statin class of drugs used in the treatment of dyslipidemias to reduce elevations of total cholesterol or for prevention of heart attack or stroke in at risk patients.

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pink1purple2's Lipitor History (Stopped)
Lipitor (atorvastatin)
20 mg Daily Jan 15, 2006 - Aug 01, 2010
Stopped Side effects too severe Aug 1, 2010

pink1purple2's Lipitor is for…

  • High cholesterol

pink1purple2's side effects of Lipitor…

  • Joint pain Jan 15, 2008


Aug 1, 2010

20 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (joint pain)
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
Having pain in my knees and joints. dr. has changed my prescription to Crestor and we will see.