Lipitor

Active Ingredient(s): Atorvastatin
FDA Approved: * December 17, 1996
Pharm Company: * PFIZER
Category: Cholesterol

Atorvastatin, sold under the brand name Lipitor among others, is a statin medication used to prevent cardiovascular disease in those at high risk and to treat abnormal lipid levels.[2] For the prevention of cardiovascular disease, statins are a first-line treatment.[2] It is taken by mouth.[2] Common side effects include joint pain, diarrhea, heartburn, nausea, and muscle pains.[2] Serious side effects may include rhabdomyolysis,... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Lipitor PD;155;10
Lipitor 10 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0071-0155
Labeler:
Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
Lipitor PD;156;20
Lipitor 20 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0071-0156
Labeler:
Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
Lipitor PD;157;40
Lipitor 40 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0071-0157
Labeler:
Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
Lipitor PD;158;80
Lipitor 80 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0071-0158
Labeler:
Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
Lipitor PD;158;80
Lipitor 80 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 67544-060
Labeler:
Aphena Pharma Solutions - Tennessee, LLC
Lipitor PD;157;40
Lipitor 40 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 67544-247
Labeler:
Aphena Pharma Solutions - Tennessee, LLC
Lipitor PD;157;40
Lipitor 40 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 21695-255
Labeler:
Rebel Distributors Corp
Lipitor PD;155;10
Lipitor 10 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 49299-1090
Labeler:
Pharmakon, LLC
Lipitor PD;156;20
Lipitor 20 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 49299-1091
Labeler:
Pharmakon, LLC
Lipitor PD;157;40
Lipitor 40 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 49299-1092
Labeler:
Pharmakon, LLC

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