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Statins - Is the Danger in the Dose? - Mercola

10/25/2014
07:01 | Author: Christina Harris

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Statins - Is the Danger in the Dose? - Mercola

Rational dosing is key with statins for not only achieving target With Lipitor, no dosage adjustments are recommended despite the package.

Or that 10%-17% of all hospitalizations of the seniors are related to medication reactions (9). With such methods (approved by the FDA), it is not surprising that although seniors comprise 17% of the U.S. population, they sustain 51% of the deaths from medication reactions. Baycol and Women.

With the standard dosage, women achieved average LDL-C reductions of 44.4%, whereas men achieved 37.0% average reductions. This reduction in men was nearly matched by women taking the one-half dosage, achieving 35.4% LDL-C reductions.

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Lipitor Dosage - Cholesterol

8/24/2014
05:38 | Author: Evan Martin

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Lipitor Dosage - Cholesterol

For people with high cholesterol, the recommended starting Lipitor dosage is usually 10 to 20 mg daily. This eMedTV resource offers an outline of basic Lipitor.

Lipitor. New York, NY: Pfizer, Inc.;2009 February.

Decreasing LDL cholesterol and medication cost with every-other-day statin therapy. Prev Cardiol 2005;8(4):197-9. Juszczyk MA, Seip RL, Thompson PD.

Ferrer-García JC, Pérez-Silvestre J, Martínez-Mir I, Herrera-Ballester A. Acta Diabetol 2006;43(3):75-8. Alternate-day dosing of atorvastatin: effects in treating type 2 diabetic patients with dyslipidaemia.

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Highlights of prescribing information - Pfizer

6/23/2014
03:43 | Author: Kate Thompson

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Highlights of prescribing information - Pfizer

The recommended starting dose of LIPITOR is 10 or 20 mg once daily. Patients who require a large reduction in LDL-C (more than 45%) may be started at 40.

In patients with type 2 diabetes, and without clinically evident coronary heart disease, but with multiple risk factors for coronary heart disease such as retinopathy, albuminuria, smoking, or hypertension, LIPITOR is indicated to:

Elevations of CK (≥ 10 × ULN) were low overall, but were higher in the high-dose atorvastatin treatment group (13, 0.3%) compared to the low-dose atorvastatin group (6, 0.1%). In TNT involving 10,001 subjects (age range 29–78 years, 19% women; 94.1% Caucasians, 2.9% Blacks, 1.0% Asians, 2.0% other) with clinically evident CHD treated with LIPITOR 10 mg daily (n=5006) or LIPITOR 80 mg daily (n=4995), there were more serious adverse reactions and discontinuations due to adverse reactions in the high-dose atorvastatin group (92, 1.8%; 497, 9.9%, respectively) as compared to the low-dose group (69, 1.4%; 404, 8.1%, respectively) during a median follow-up of 4.9 years.

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Lipitor 20mg 30 TabletsPack (Atorvastatin)

4/22/2014
01:44 | Author: Devin Garcia

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Lipitor 20mg 30 TabletsPack (Atorvastatin)

What Lipitor doses are available? Lipitor tablets are available to order and buy online from Inhouse Pharmacy in doses of 10mg, 20mg and 40mg as packs of 30.

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Statins - HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors - Comparative properties

2/21/2014
01:35 | Author: Kate Thompson

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Statins - HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors - Comparative properties

Atorvastatin (Lipitor ). Supplied: 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg, 80 mg. Dosing: Hyperlipidemias: Adults: Oral: Initial: 10-20 mg once daily. Patients.

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