Were you looking for more information about Atorvastatin? Atorvastin is a common misspelling of atorvastatin.
Atorvastatin (Lipitor®) is a medicine often prescribed for the treatment of high cholesterol. By blocking HMG-CoA reductase, an enzyme that controls the rate of cholesterol production in the body, the drug can increase "good cholesterol" and decrease "bad cholesterol" and total cholesterol. Atorvastatin is also approved to treat high triglycerides and to prevent cardiovascular disease. It comes in tablet form, is available in four strengths, and is typically taken once a day.
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