Were you looking for information about Lipitor? Lipatore is a common misspelling of Lipitor.
Lipitor® (atorvastatin calcium) is a medication commonly prescribed for the treatment of high cholesterol and high triglycerides. It is also approved for preventing cardiovascular disease. By blocking a specific enzyme that controls the rate of cholesterol production in the body, Lipitor can increase HDL cholesterol ("good cholesterol"), decrease triglycerides, and increase the liver's ability to collect and get rid of LDL cholesterol ("bad cholesterol"). Lipitor, which belongs to a class of drugs called statins, comes in tablet form and is typically taken once daily.
(Click Lipitor to learn how Lipitor works and for more information on the drug's effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on Lipitor.)
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