What LIPITOR® (atorvastatin calcium) Does | Safety Info | Cholesterol

What LIPITOR Does

LIPITOR can help you manage cholesterol

LIPITOR can help you manage cholesterol

LIPITOR can also help reduce risk of heart attack and stroke

In people who have heart disease or several risk factors for heart disease, LIPITOR, along with a low-fat diet, is clinically proven to reduce the risk of:

  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Certain kinds of heart surgeries
  • Chest pain

Common risk factors include:

  • Family history of heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Age
  • Low HDL (“good”) cholesterol
  • Smoking

LIPITOR can lower the risk for heart attack or stroke in patients with diabetes and risk factors such as:

  • Eye or kidney problems
  • Smoking
  • High blood pressure