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How effective is Lipitor for Total cholesterol (high blood cholesterol)?

Summary: 2,729 Lipitor users have rated its effectiveness for Total cholesterol.

Overall ratings: 3.6/5
Long term ratings: 3.8/5

This is a review of how effective Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) is for Total cholesterol and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

 

 

 

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What is Lipitor

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 132,784 Lipitor users)

Total cholesterol

Total cholesterol can be treated by Lipitor, Zocor, Atorvastatin Calcium, Lovastatin, Vytorin, Zetia. (latest reports from 171,588 Total Cholesterol patients)

On Jan, 27, 2015: 2,729 people are studied for taking Lipitor in Total cholesterol




Lipitor effectiveness for Total cholesterol


Long term Lipitor effectiveness for Total cholesterol

Lipitor effectiveness for Total cholesterol (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall352847521216442
Long term
(1+ years)
121595461013386

Gender of people who take Lipitor for Total cholesterol * :

FemaleMale
Total cholesterol41.37%58.63%

Age of people who take Lipitor for Total cholesterol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Total cholesterol0.04%0.00%0.11%0.59%3.44%14.80%31.73%49.29%

Who find Lipitor more effective for Total cholesterol?

Gender of people who find Lipitor more effective * :

FemaleMale
Total cholesterol39.93%60.07%

Age of people who find Lipitor more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Total cholesterol0.06%0.00%0.06%0.60%2.90%13.75%32.15%50.48%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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