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Can lipitor affect blood pressure as well?



Lipitor is a medication that is used to lower cholesterol levels in the blood [1]. According to Medical News Today, Lipitor can cause side effects such as muscle pain, weakness, and tenderness, nausea, stomach pain, and diarrhea. However, the article does not mention anything about Lipitor affecting blood pressure [2].

The American Heart Association states that combining medications that lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels can be beneficial in preventing strokes. The article mentions that statins, such as Lipitor, are commonly used to lower cholesterol levels, but it does not specify whether or not Lipitor affects blood pressure [3].

In conclusion, based on the provided sources, there is no clear evidence that Lipitor affects blood pressure. While Lipitor is known to have side effects, blood pressure is not mentioned as one of them. However, it is worth noting that combining medications that lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels can be beneficial in preventing strokes [1][2][3].

Sources:
[1] https://www.drugpatentwatch.com/p/tradename/LIPITOR
[2] https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/drugs-lipitor-side-effects
[3] https://newsroom.heart.org/news/combining-drugs-that-lower-blood-pressure-and-cholesterol-could-do-more-to-prevent-stroke



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