- Atorvastatin is a statin medication used to prevent cardiovascular disease and treat abnormal lipid levels in people at high risk. Statins are a first-line treatment for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. It is taken orally.
- Joint pain, diarrhea, heartburn, nausea, and muscle pains are all common side effects.
- Serious side effects such as rhabdomyolysis, liver problems, and diabetes are possible.
- Use during pregnancy may be hazardous to the fetus.
- Atorvastatin, like all statins, works by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase, an enzyme found in the liver that aids in the production of cholesterol.
There are no reviews yet.