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Does lipitor decrease essential oil absorption?

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Based on the information available, there is no direct evidence to suggest that Lipitor, a medication used to treat high cholesterol, decreases the absorption of essential oils.

Lipitor, also known as atorvastatin, is a statin medication that works by blocking a specific enzyme in the body (HMG-CoA reductase) that is needed in the production of cholesterol [1]. Essential oils, on the other hand, are compounds extracted from plants that are often used in aromatherapy, cosmetics, and alternative medicine [2].

There is no scientific evidence or studies found on or other reputable sources that suggest an interaction between Lipitor and essential oils that would lead to a decrease in the absorption of essential oils [3][4]. However, it is always recommended to consult with a healthcare provider or pharmacist for personalized advice regarding medication interactions.

[1] Mayo Clinic. (2021). Lipitor (Atorvastatin). Retrieved from
[2] National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. (2018). Essential Oils. Retrieved from
[3] DrugPatentWatch. (n.d.). Lipitor. Retrieved from
[4] National Library of Medicine. (2021). Atorvastatin. Retrieved from

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