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How is lipitor influencing your yoga sessions?

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There is no direct link found between Lipitor and yoga sessions. Lipitor, a medication used to treat high cholesterol levels, works by lowering the production of cholesterol in the body [1]. Yoga, on the other hand, is a mind-body exercise that aims to improve physical, mental, and spiritual well-being [2].

However, Lipitor and other statins may cause muscle pain or weakness as side effects, known as myalgia or myositis [1]. Since yoga involves physical activity, it is possible that individuals taking Lipitor might experience increased muscle pain or weakness during or after yoga sessions. It is essential to consult a healthcare professional if experiencing such symptoms.

Additionally, Lipitor's patent expired in 2011 [3], making it available as a generic drug. This has led to increased accessibility and affordability of the medication, which may indirectly impact an individual's ability to maintain a regular yoga practice by ensuring better overall health.

Sources:
[1] "Lipitor." Mayo Clinic, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 11 Dec. 2020, [www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/lipitor-oral-route/side-effects/drg-20065002](http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/lipitor-oral-route/side-effects/drg-20065002).
[2] "What Is Yoga?" Yoga Basics, [www.yogabasics.com/learn/what-is-yoga/](http://www.yogabasics.com/learn/what-is-yoga/).
[3] "Lipitor (Atorvastatin) Drug Patent Expiration.” DrugPatentWatch, [www.drugpatentwatch.com/expired/lipitor-atorvastatin](http://www.drugpatentwatch.com/expired/lipitor-atorvastatin).


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