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Other Names for Lipitor

Generic Name Atorvastatin Brand Name Lipitor
Lipitor
Average User Rating:
Lipitor, 2.70 / 5 (10 votes)

Lipitor Side Effects

Side Effects - Serious

Side Effects - Common

  • Gastrointestinal side effects such as diarrhea
  • Musculoskeletal side effects such as joint pain
  • Renal side effects such as urinary tract infection
  • Respiratory side effects such as the cold
  • Pain in the extremities
If you or a loved one have experienced serious adverse side effects as a result of taking this drug, please do not hesitate to contact someone who can help you.
  • kathleenkelting

    Since my physician put me on this Med my sugar level has increased within a few points of being put on diabities Med. I wonder if since I stopped taking lipitor if my sugar level will go back to normal or has the damage been done

  • Lily

    Oh my God, I had no idea! I had a minor stroke about 6 years ago and doctors are investigating me for lupus and I have anemia although no one has ever looked into why, all this time I have been taking this drug, I still take it, no one ever said a word My God. Thank you for this site and info.

  • Lipitor

    I have been on this med for a little over a year. Now I have diagnosed with hyperglycemia!! But yet, my doctor still has me on it!!!

  • lastorm2

    Stop taking the Lipitor! The good does not out weigh the bad. I took my senior mother off Lipitor over a year ago. Her doctor told me it was a good call. I did not gradually reduce her dose I just dc’d it. I know a gentlemen who was on it for 5 years then tossed it in the garbage one day. He did not have any adverse reactions from just stopping the med. I am not a licensed professional and it is not my intent to advise or prescribe. I am just sharing my experience with this drug.

  • Melissa

    Since taking this drug I have been told after I had gall bladder surgery that my liver in enlarged. Last year I was diagnosed with Diabetes. I am now wondering if this drug is the cause of my problems. I am currently still on Lipitor and am now wondering if I quit this medication will my blood sugar go back to normal or is my liver already damaged from it?

  • Naomi Sullivan

    OMG when I get up at night to pass urine I get such pain in my back.. Plus muscle pains all over!!!