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    Sep 5, 2014 New national guidelines improve the way statin drugs are prescribed and have
    only resulted in a modest increase in the number of patients …Nov 15, 2013 Nearly one in four adults age 45 and over already take pills like Lipitor and Zocor
    to manage their cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart …Jun 29, 2018 Examples are atorvastatin/amlodipine (Caduet) and …. Studies show that those
    with diabetes who take statins have much lower risks of heart …We'll explain why you should take some statins at night, while some other types
    can … lovastatin (Altoprev, Mevacor); fluvastatin (Lescol XL); atorvastatin (Lipitor)
     …Sep 22, 2017 Popular statins include atorvastatin (Lipitor), rosuvastatin (Crestor), and …
    Therefore, most people who begin taking a statin medication will …You're going over the results of some blood tests with your doctor. She tells you
    that your “bad” cholesterol (LDL) level is high. Will you need to take a statin drug
     …Nov 12, 2015 Your doctor says to take a statin to lower your cholesterol. … These powerful
    cholesterol-lowering medicines include atorvastatin (Lipitor), …Nov 15, 2016 New Guidelines on Who Should Take Statins … found that those already using
    statins like Lipitor (atorvastatin) or Crestor (rosuvastatin) were 50 …Atorvastatin is usually taken once a day, with or without food. Take the medicine
    at the same time each …Mar 9, 2018 Statins—a class of drug that includes atorvastatin (Lipitor), simvastatin (Zocor),
    and others—are among the most effective drugs for lowering …Following a physical, you might be planning to take a statin. But, can … Some
    common brand names of statins include Lipitor and Crestor and some generics
    are …Jan 1, 2018 When it comes to using statins to prevent a first heart attack or stroke, one leading
    guideline recommends the drugs to 9 million people more …Nov 1, 2012 Many people take a statin medication to lower their "bad" LDL cholesterol.
    Research suggests that people without high cholesterol could also …Nov 13, 2013 You do not have to take them if you prefer, but I do not think you can convince
    many to go along with your rants about side effects. Lipitor has …Feb 2, 2016 But if statins are so effective, why are some people afraid to take them? As with
    any medication, … Lipitor (atorvastatin); Crestor (rosuvastatin)Take atorvastatin once a day. You can choose to take it at any time, as long as
    you stick to the same time every day.Nov 26, 2014 But deciding whether or not to take a statin is a personal choice. …. I was given
    Atorvastatin by my doctor and I had to stop taking it as I could …Jul 11, 2017 "Statins are drugs you take for the rest of your life," Sternfeld said. "Though the
    dosing could change and perhaps you take it once a day or …Oct 4, 2016 … or so Americans should probably be on one — Crestor, Lipitor, Zocor, … She
    said many of those at low risk who take statins may suffer the …Apr 23, 2018 But there are some Lipitor side effects you should be aware of before … be
    checked out by a doctor before they start taking a drug like Lipitor.

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