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Can i mix lipitor with orange juice?

Lipitor is a medication used to lower cholesterol levels in the body [1]. According to the sources provided, there is no specific mention of Lipitor interacting with orange juice. However, Lipitor belongs to a group of medications called statins, which are known to interact with grapefruit juice [2][3]. Grapefruit juice contains compounds that can interfere with the liver's ability to metabolize certain medications, including statins. This can lead to increased levels of the medication in the bloodstream, which can cause adverse effects.

While there is no direct evidence that orange juice interacts with Lipitor, it is recommended to avoid consuming large amounts of grapefruit juice or any other citrus juices while taking statins, including Lipitor. If you have concerns about mixing Lipitor with orange juice or any other food or drink, it is best to consult with your healthcare provider or pharmacist for personalized advice.

[1] DrugPatentWatch. Lipitor. Retrieved from
[2] WellRx. Lipitor - Lifestyle Interactions. Retrieved from
[3] Verywell Health. Statins and Grapefruit: Drug Interactions. Retrieved from

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