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What are the side effects of generic lipitor?

Generic Lipitor, also known as Atorvastatin, is a medication used to treat high cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease. Like any medication, it may cause side effects in some people. The most common side effects of generic Lipitor include muscle pain, joint pain, and digestive problems such as nausea, constipation, and diarrhea [3].

In rare cases, generic Lipitor may cause serious side effects such as liver problems, muscle damage, and an increased risk of diabetes. It is important to seek medical attention immediately if you experience symptoms such as yellowing of the skin or eyes, dark urine, unexplained muscle pain, or weakness [2].

Generic Lipitor may also interact with other medications, including some antibiotics, antifungal medications, and HIV medications. It is important to inform your doctor of all medications you are taking before starting generic Lipitor [1].

It is important to note that not everyone who takes generic Lipitor will experience side effects. Your doctor may monitor your cholesterol levels and liver function while taking this medication to ensure it is safe and effective for you [3].

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[2] Drugwatch. (2021, June 29). Lipitor Side Effects. Retrieved from
[3] NHS. (2021, May 27). Atorvastatin. Retrieved from

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