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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 DrugPatentWatch.com 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.

Sources:
[1] Mayo Clinic. (2021). Lipitor (Atorvastatin). Retrieved from https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/lipitor-oral-route/description/drg-20064554
[2] National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. (2018). Essential Oils. Retrieved from https://www.nccih.nih.gov/health/essential-oils
[3] DrugPatentWatch. (n.d.). Lipitor. Retrieved from https://www.drugpatentwatch.com/drugs/lipitor
[4] National Library of Medicine. (2021). Atorvastatin. Retrieved from https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a601236.html


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