Were you looking for more information about Atorvastatin? Atrovastatin is a common misspelling of atorvastatin.
Atorvastatin (Lipitor®) is a prescription drug licensed to treat conditions relating to heart disease, including high cholesterol and high triglycerides. It is also approved to prevent cardiovascular disease. The medication is part of a class of drugs called statins that work by blocking the enzyme that controls the rate of cholesterol production in the body. Before using atorvastatin, you should talk to your healthcare provider if you are pregnant, have kidney disease, or have liver disease.
(Click Atorvastatin for more information about atorvastatin, including who makes it, what strengths are available, and what you should be aware of before using this drug. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on atorvastatin.)