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Saturday, March 8, 2014
Pharmacy and Medications
Can You Take Lipitor Every Other Day?
Currently I am on 20mg lipitor. Can i take it every other day? I have Ishaemic Heart Disease as well. Is it advisible to reduce the dosing to every other day?
Check with your doctor before you change your dose to every other day. This change may reduce the effect that Lipitor has on your cholesterol.
Debra K Gardner, PhamD
Former Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy College Business Office
Internal Resource Pool-Allied at OSU Medical Center
Wexner Medical Center
The Ohio State University