About Lipitor dosage and general side effects

Lipitor is the brand name of the drug that is used to lower down the cholesterol level in blood and belongs to the class of drugs known as statins. The generic name of this drug is atorvastatin. The generic Lipitor also belongs to the statins class of the drugs like Lovastatin, simvastatin, fluvastatin and pravastatin.
 
Lipitor is a drug that belongs to the statins family of drugs like Lovastatin, simvastatin, fluvastatin and pravastatin and its generic name is atorvastatin. The generic Lipitor as well as the brand one, all are used to treat patients having a problem of cholesterol formation in the liver. The main process via this dug works is by blocking or reducing the HMG-CoA, which is the main enzyme that is responsible for the formation of cholesterol in the liver. This drug is also used in the reduction of tri-glycerides in the blood, which is the major problem in the patients suffering from coronary artery diseases.
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