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Synonyms for Lipitor

an oral drug (trade name Lipitor) that is effective in lowering triglycerides

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Nevertheless, she concluded that Lipitor ingestion was a substantial contributing factor in causing Hempstead's diabetes.
Pfizer, a United States-based drug manufacturer, has ended its plan to market an over-the-counter version of its cholesterol pill, Lipitor, in the United States, it was reported yesterday.
In 2012, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) required the revision of the package insert of Lipitor and other statins to warn that their use had been linked to a small increased risk of diabetes.
women who say that taking Lipitor gave them type-2 diabetes have shot up from 56 to almost 1,000.
Yousuf Mahmood Hussain Company assistant general manager Nizar Saifuddin confirmed the drug Lipitor had been missing from shelves in Bahrain after the price drop.
Meanwhile, Ranbaxy withdrew 64,626 bottles of its version of lipitor after a pharmacist complained of a 20- milligramme pill in a sealed 10- milligramme bottle, according to an FDA website posting.
to reduce the impact of genetic competition against its popular anti-cholesterol medication Lipitor.
A study by Consumer Reports found that "a little research can save you a lot of cash on prescription drugs." After checking over 200 pharmacies, the magazine found that the cost of a month's supply of Actos (Pioglitazone), Lexapro (Escitalopram), Lipitor (Atorvastatin), Plavix (Clopidogrel), and Singulair (Montelukast) "varied by as much as $749." Lisa Gill, prescription drugs editor for Consumer Reports, said, "One of the big takeaways is that you have to ask for the best price and see if your pharmacist will work with you." Tips for getting the best value include getting generics, asking for a better deal, going to rural pharmacies, seeking discounts for multi-month supplies, and checking for discount generic-drug programs.
A federal judge in New Jersey has ruled that a pharmaceutical company that manufactured generic Lipitor with tiny glass particles in it does not have to widen its voluntary recall.
$5.8 billion in the quarter, down 9% primarily due to the loss of exclusivity of Lipitor (-79% to $584 million) in November 2011 and Geodon in March 2012.
The American subsidiary of Indian drug maker Ranbaxy Laboratories announced a recall of generic Lipitor tablets after the company discovered that batches of some of the pills may contain small glass particles.
Both atorvastatin calcium (lipitor) as well as flavonoid rich fruit such as tart cherry demonstrate potent anti-inflammatory effects on 1L-6 secretion.
GENERIC DRUG DEBUTS: Walmart become one of the first retailers in the country to offer its pharmacy patients the generic version of Pfizer Inc.'s cholesterol-fighting medication Lipitor when it began selling the drug in early December.
Recent deals by pharma biggie Pfizer with domestic generic firm Dr Reddy's and globally with Watson and Sanofi in France have been struck to stem revenue erosion as the world's largest selling drug, Lipitor, loses patent protection in US in November this year.