Were you looking for more information about Atorvastatin? Atorvastatine is a common misspelling of atorvastatin.
Atorvastatin (Lipitor®) is a medication commonly used for treating high cholesterol. It belongs to a class of drugs called statins and is also approved to treat high triglycerides and to prevent cardiovascular disease. Atorvastatin comes in tablet form and is available by prescription only. You should talk to your healthcare provider before using this medicine if you have kidney disease, liver disease, or diabetes. People taking this drug should not eat grapefruit, drink grapefruit juice, or take supplements containing grapefruit.
(Click Atorvastatin to learn how atorvastatin works, for tips on when and how to take the medicine, and for a list of potential side effects to look out for during treatment. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on atorvastatin.)