No to Cholesterol
Lipitor is well
known drug for lowering cholesterol levels in the blood. With todays
busy lifestyle, eating foods rich in fat, fast food and the lack of
physical activity result in increase in weight and as result
increase the cholesterol levels in your body. With Lipitor you can control
the cholesterol levels in your blood. Lipitor (atorvastatin
calcium) is a prescription medication. Generally people feel that
only overweight persons have high cholesterol but slim people may
too have high level of cholesterol in their blood. Regular exercise,
proper diet control will all help in keeping your cholesterol low.
Lipitor has the
Atorvastatin which is a cholesterol-lowering drug known to lower LDL
cholesterol ie. Low-density
knownto as the "bad" cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
chemical is known to reduce the risk of heart attack or angina
(chest pain) in people with coronary heart disease risk factors such
as hypertension. Lipitor
is known to increase the level of HDL i.e. high density lipoprotein
known as "good "cholesterol. If you cannot reduce cholesterol with
enough exercise and diet control then Lipitor is the most safe
prescription medication to use.
with family history of early coronary heart disease are also a good
candidate for Lipitor. It comes
in the form of tablet with strength 10, 20, 40, 80 mg.
Lipitor has been approved by FDA approved. Before prescribing
Lipitor, You must inform
your doctor if you
have diabetes, thyroid problem, have kidney problem, muscle aches or
weakness, drink more than 2 glasses of alcohol daily. Lipitor use along with other
medications may cause serious side effects. So it is better, to inform your doctor if
taking other cholesterol medications, medication for infections,
such as erythromycin, clarithromycin, itraconazole, or
ketoconazole, birth control , medication for heart failure, HIV or
AIDS medication. Lipitor is known to be harmful to unborn baby in pregnancy. For
lactating mothers too, Lipitor is harmful as it passes onto
the mother's milk.
Patients with liver
problem or allergic with Lipitor must inform the