National Geographic : 2003 Dec
Take high cholesterol. Anyone can have it. Here's something else you might not know. About one fifth of your cholesterol comes from what you eat. That's because high cholesterol often has as much to do with family genes as food. So, even if you diet and exercise you may need some help to lower it. The good news is that adding LIPITOR can help. It can lower your total cholesterol 29% to 45%* And it can lower your bad cholesterol 39% to 60%* (*The average effect depends on the dose.) Ask your doctor if it's right for you. Of all cholesterol medicines, doctors prescribe LIPITOR the most. Learn more. Call us at 1-888 -LIPITOR or find us on the web at www.lipitor.com. atorvastatincalcium FORCO tablts FOR CHOLESSTEROL ® Important information: LIPITOR" (atorvastatin calcium) is a prescription drug used with diet to lower cholesterol. LIPITOR is not for everyone, including those with liver disease or possible liver problems, women who are nursing, pregnant, or may become pregnant. LIPITOR has not been shown to prevent heart disease or heart attacks. If you take LIPITOR, tell your doctor about any unusual muscle pain or weakness. This could be a sign of serious side effects. It is important to tell your doctor about any medications you are currently taking to avoid possible serious drug interactions. Your doctor may do simple blood tests to monitor liver function before and during drug treatment. The most commonly reported side effects are gas, constipation, stomach pain and indigestion. They are usually mild and tend to go away. Please see additional important information on next page.