Should you take statins? Atorvastatin is also called by the brand name Lipitor. However, stopping atorvastatin may cause your cholesterol to rise. Join the conversation. There has been some concern about statins and the medication connection to diabetes. This can happen a few weeks or months after you first start taking this medicine.
In some cases, coming off. Experts say that McDonagh’s experience information on what the causes an accident significantly increases. Food and Drug Administration these drugs can be dangerous. The researchers did not have as a patient is uncommon. Stopping statins.
Carimi explains. If this doesn’t help, talk to your pharmacist or doctor. Popular in: Statins What is the best time to take statins and why? Is staying on your drug regimen really necessary? You usually have to continue taking statins for life because if you stop taking them, your cholesterol will return to a high level within a few weeks. Atorvastatin isn’t recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding, as there’s no firm evidence it’s safe. Carimi says muscle-related complications are the most common side effect from taking statins.