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How long have you been taking lipitor with fish oil?

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Lipitor is a brand name for the drug atorvastatin, which is used to lower cholesterol levels in the blood. It was first approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1996 [1].

Fish oil supplements, on the other hand, contain omega-3 fatty acids that have been shown to have various health benefits, including reducing inflammation and improving heart health [2].

According to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, taking fish oil supplements along with statins (such as Lipitor) may help to further reduce cholesterol levels in some people [2]. However, it is important to talk to your healthcare provider before starting any new supplements or medications, as they can interact with other drugs and may not be appropriate for everyone.

A study published in the American Journal of Cardiology found that taking a combination of atorvastatin and omega-3 fatty acids (found in fish oil) for 6 months resulted in a significant reduction in triglyceride levels and an increase in high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol levels in patients with high cholesterol [3].

It is important to note that the effectiveness and safety of any medication or supplement can vary depending on the individual, and should be closely monitored by a healthcare professional.


Follow-up:   Any side effects from taking Lipitor with fish oil? Has Lipitor with fish oil improved your cholesterol levels? How often do you take Lipitor with fish oil?

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