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What is the difference between Lipitor and atorvastatin?

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What is the difference between Lipitor and atorvastatin?
 

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Lipitor is the brand name drug from Pfizer which is a lipid inhibitor. It is made of Atorvastatin-Calcium. Genereic Atrovastatin is now available, typically for a lower price than brand-name Lipitor. The drugs act the same and are equally effective.

 

 
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