Lipitor (Atorvastatin) 20mg
Lipitor (Atorvastatin) 20mg is a cholesterol-lowering used to treat high cholesterol or to lower the risk of stroke, heart attack or other heart complications in patients with coronary heart disease or second type of diabetes.
Lipitor (Atorvastatin) helps to clear harmful low-density lipoprotein cholesterol out of the blood and by limiting the body’s ability to form new LDL cholesterol. Thus it can help prevent hardening of the arteries and heart disease, conditions that can lead to vascular disease, heart attack, stroke.
Dosage and direction
Take it orally once a day with or without food. Atorvastatine should be taken with full glass of water.
The common dose for adults is 10 mg once daily.
The common dose for children from 10 to 17 years of age is 10 mg once daily.
Using Atorvastatin in children less than 10 years of age is not recommended and dose must be determined by your family doctor.