top of page


Connect with our medical information pharmacists for more details.


Why you need to contact us:

Formulations are subject to change, so it's important to consult your healthcare provider or the manufacturer. Our VeganMed pharmacists are here to assist. Please note that our product information is general and not a substitute for professional medical advice. VeganMed does not assess safety or efficacy of medications.


Common Brand Name(s): Lipitor 

  • Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Events in Adults:

    • Prevents myocardial infarction (MI), stroke, revascularization procedures, and angina in adults with multiple risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) without clinically evident CHD
    • Reduces MI and stroke in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus with multiple risk factors for CHD without clinically evident CHD
    • Prevents non-fatal MI, fatal and non-fatal stroke, revascularization procedures, hospitalization for congestive heart failure, and angina in adults with clinically evident CHD
  • Adjunct to Diet to Lower LDL-C in:

    • Adults with primary hyperlipidemia
    • Adults and pediatric patients aged 10 years and older with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH)
  • Adjunct to Other LDL-C-Lowering Therapies for:

    • Reducing LDL-C in adults and pediatric patients aged 10 years and older with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH)
  • Treatment of Adults with:

    • Primary dysbetalipoproteinemia (in conjunction with diet)
    • Hypertriglyceridemia (in conjunction with diet)

Drug Class: HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins)


bottom of page