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Storage Methods

Store atorvastatin at room temperature and away from moisture. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your atorvastatin as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed one and continue with normal dosing. Do not take a double dose.

Who Makes Atorvastatin?

Atorvastatin is sold under the brand name Lipitor® and is manufactured by Pfizer, Inc. 

Available Strengths

Atorvastatin tablets come in several different strengths. These include:
  • Atorvastatin 10 mg
  • Atorvastatin 20 mg
  • Atorvastatin 40 mg
  • Atorvastatin 80 mg.

Is There a Generic Atorvastatin?

This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Lipitor).
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