What is the Generic Name for Lipitor?
What is the Trade Name for Atorvastatin?
What are the Indications of Atorvastatin (Lipitor)?
- Management of high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia)
- Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
What are the Actions of Atorvastatin (Lipitor)?
Lowers total cholesterol as well as LDL while slightly increasing HDL. Inhibits HMG-CoA reductase which plays a role in the liver in cholesterol formation
What is the Therapeutic Class of Atorvastatin (Lipitor)?
What is the Pharmacologic Class of Atorvastatin (Lipitor)?
HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor
Date Published - Jan 11, 2016
Date Modified - May 1, 2019