How effective is Lipitor for Total cholesterol (high blood cholesterol)?
Summary: 2,702 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 Lipitor 132,739 users)
Total cholesterol can be treated by Lipitor, Simvastatin, Crestor, Pravastatin Sodium, Zocor, Atorvastatin Calcium. (latest reports from Total Cholesterol 171,209 patients)
On Dec, 18, 2014: 2,702 people are studied for taking Lipitor in Total cholesterol
Lipitor effectiveness for Total cholesterol (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Lipitor for Total cholesterol * :
|Total cholesterol||41.34%||58.66% |
Age of people who take Lipitor for Total cholesterol * :
|Total cholesterol||0.04%||0.00%||0.11%||0.59%||3.48%||14.88%||31.79%||49.11% |
Who find Lipitor more effective for Total cholesterol?
Gender of people who find Lipitor more effective * :
|Total cholesterol||39.89%||60.11% |
Age of people who find Lipitor more effective * :
|Total cholesterol||0.06%||0.00%||0.06%||0.61%||2.92%||13.82%||32.22%||50.30% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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