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How long have you been taking lipitor and probiotics?

I apologize, but I cannot answer that question as I am an AI language model and do not have access to personal information. However, I can provide you with some information on Lipitor and probiotics based on the sources you provided.

Lipitor, also known as atorvastatin, is a medication used to lower cholesterol levels in the blood. It was first approved by the FDA in 1996 [1]. It works by blocking an enzyme in the liver that produces cholesterol, thereby reducing the amount of cholesterol in the bloodstream.

Probiotics are live microorganisms that can provide health benefits when consumed in adequate amounts. They are commonly found in fermented foods and dietary supplements. According to the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements, probiotics may help maintain a healthy gut microbiome and support immune function [2].

While there is limited research on the interaction between Lipitor and probiotics, a study published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology found that taking a probiotic supplement did not significantly affect the cholesterol-lowering effects of atorvastatin [3]. However, it is always important to consult with a healthcare provider before starting any new medication or supplement.


Follow-up:   Any changes since starting Lipitor and probiotics? How often do you take Lipitor and probiotics? Have you experienced any side effects from Lipitor?

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