The medication Lipitor (atorvastatin) helps you reduce the chances of you having a heart attack by lowering your cholesterol levels. By lowering your LDL, (triglycerides) bad cholesterol levels and raising the good ones Lipitor can reduce the chances of heart attack by 36%.
Eating the right foods and having a good excersise plan is always the best way to combat high cholesterol, but for some not even these measures work 100% of the time. Lipitor can help you wether or not you live the perfect life with little stress and plenty of time to take care of yourself.
Doctors Recomend Lipitor
It is very important to keep track of your cholesterol levels, especially as you get older and have changes in your lifestyle or eating habits. If your cholesterol starts getting to high it is very likely that your doctor or physician will give you a prescription to Lipitor.
Atorvastatin (generic Lipitor)
Atorvastatin is the actual medicine that Lipitor is made from. Lipitor is just the retail name in which Pfizer markets it under. The name Lipitor is well known and is owned by the Pfizer corporation.