What medications should not be taken with Lipitor?

Some products that may interact with this drug include: daptomycin, gemfibrozil. Other medications can affect the removal of atorvastatin from your body, which may affect how atorvastatin works. Examples include cyclosporine, glecaprevir plus pibrentasvir, telaprevir, telithromycin, ritonavir, among others.

Why was Lipitor taken off the market?

A recall occurs when a product is removed from the market due to a potentially harmful defect. Pfizer voluntarily recalled specific bottles of Lipitor (40 mg only) due to reports of an unusual odor.

Why you should not take Lipitor?

LIPITOR can cause serious muscle problems that can lead to kidney problems, including kidney failure. You have a higher chance for muscle problems if you are taking certain other medicines with LIPITOR.

What are the contraindications of Lipitor?

Who should not take LIPITOR?

  • untreated decreased level of thyroid hormones.
  • alcoholism.
  • a hemorrhage in the brain.
  • liver failure.
  • liver problems.
  • decreased kidney function.
  • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis.
  • recent operation.

Which of the following conditions is a contraindication of taking atorvastatin or Lipitor?

Atorvastatin is contraindicated in patients with active hepatic disease (including cholestasis, hepatic encephalopathy, hepatitis, and jaundice) or unexplained persistent elevations in serum aminotransferase concentrations.

What are the most common side effects of Lipitor?

Side effects of Lipitor include:

  • constipation,
  • diarrhea,
  • nausea,
  • fatigue,
  • gas,
  • heartburn,
  • headache, and.
  • mild muscle pain.

Is there a set list of side effects for Efudex?

There is no set list of side effects all Efudex users will encounter. (Oh, if it were only that simple.) The side effects vary depending upon the area you are treating, the length of treatment, and the number of times you are applying daily.

Is it safe to breastfeed while taking Efudex?

Due to the potential risk to a nursing infant, breastfeeding is not recommended while using this drug. Our Efudex (fluorouracil) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

What to do if you have an allergic reaction to Efudex?

Efudex Consumer Information. Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop using fluorouracil topical and call your doctor at once if you have: severe pain or swelling of treated skin;

How to tell if you have Efudex in your nose?

Bright red spot beginning to show left side of mouth. Nothing to speak of on nose. Irritation on right side of cheek near nose where I saw a scaly spot. Day 5 (June 28) More discomfort around creases of nose.