Atorvastatin is only part of a complete treatment program that may also include diet, exercise, and weight control.
Generally, the body produces and uses as much cholesterol as it needs for optimum function.
Typical doses are 10, 20, 40, or 80 mg daily, and the usual starting dose is 10-20 mg daily.
However, because drugs affect each person differently, we cannot guarantee that this information includes all possible side effects.
Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.
What Other Medications Interact With Lipitor? This can help keep levels of this drug from building up too much in your body.