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How effective is Lipitor for Total cholesterol (high blood cholesterol)?
Overall ratings: 3.6/5
Long term ratings: 3.8/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) is for Total cholesterol. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 2,676 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Lipitor
Lipitor (latest outcomes from 132,675 users) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Total cholesterol (latest reports from 334,537 patients) can be treated by Lipitor, Simvastatin, Crestor, Pravastatin Sodium, Zocor, Atorvastatin Calcium.
On Oct, 21, 2014: 2,676 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||41.29%||58.71% |
Age of people who take Lipitor for Total cholesterol * :
|Total cholesterol||0.04%||0.00%||0.11%||0.60%||3.44%||14.84%||31.65%||49.33% |
Who find Lipitor more effective for Total cholesterol?
Gender of people who find Lipitor more effective * :
|Total cholesterol||39.84%||60.16% |
Age of people who find Lipitor more effective * :
|Total cholesterol||0.06%||0.00%||0.06%||0.61%||2.82%||13.81%||32.17%||50.46% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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