Lipitor (atorvastatin) vs. Niacin (nicotinic acid, vitamin B3)
Title: Lipitor (atorvastatin) vs. Niacin (nicotinic acid, vitamin B3)Category: MedicationsCreated: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - May 17, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Lipitor (atorvastatin) vs. Crestor (rosuvastatin)
Title: Lipitor (atorvastatin) vs. Crestor (rosuvastatin)Category: MedicationsCreated: 5/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/15/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - May 15, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Statins Safe, Effective in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 -- Daily atorvastatin is safe for the primary prevention of cardiovascular events (CVE) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, conferring a similar degree of risk reduction in these patients as in other populations, according... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drug used to control cholesterol found effective against cancer-associated cachexia
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Experiments with mice suggest that treatment with atorvastatin can attenuate adipose tissue remodeling, leading to rapid weight loss and muscle atrophy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Zydus receives final approvals from USFDA for skin ointment, heart medicine
The group also received a final nod for Amlodipine and Atorvastatin Tablets USP that is administered for heart and cholesterol-related cases. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why the risks and benefits of statins are so complex
Statin side effects can vary depending on your age, sex and type of statin, when the cholesterol-lowering drugs are used to prevent cardiovascular disease, a new study suggests. Atorvastatin and rosuvastatin provided benefits at a lower 10-year risk. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Onset of Musculoskeletal Adverse Events Varies Between Statins
MONDAY, Nov. 19, 2018 -- The onset of musculoskeletal adverse events (MAEs) during statin monotherapy is significantly faster with use of atorvastatin and rosuvastatin versus simvastatin, according to a study published online Nov. 7 in Pharmacology... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Studies Give Mixed Results About Taking Fish Oil and Vitamin D
(CHICAGO) — Taking fish oil or vitamin D? Big studies give long-awaited answers on who does and does not benefit from these popular nutrients. Fish oil taken by healthy people, at a dose found in many supplements, showed no clear ability to lower heart or cancer risks. Same for vitamin D. But higher amounts of a purified, prescription fish oil slashed heart problems and heart-related deaths among people with high triglycerides, a type of fat in the blood, and other risks for heart disease. Doctors cheered the results and said they could suggest a new treatment option for hundreds of thousands of patients like these. ...
Source: TIME: Health - November 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MARILYNN MARCHIONE / AP Tags: Uncategorized onetime Supplements Source Type: news

Australian watchdog's appeal against Pfizer ruling dismissed by court
Australia's competition watchdog said on Friday the High Court dismissed its special leave application to appeal a court's decision on whether Pfizer Inc's local unit used its market power to limit competition for its cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Court dismisses Australian watchdog's appeal against Pfizer ruling
Australia's competition watchdog said on Friday the High Court dismissed its special leave application to appeal a court's decision on whether Pfizer Inc's local unit used its market power to limit competition for its cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Statins: Any Benefit in Knee OA?
(MedPage Today) -- Only after 5 years of use, and with atorvastatin (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets (New - Discontinuation)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - August 2, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Can a Statin Treat Chronic Subdural Hematoma? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Chinese trial shows atorvastatin decreased volume, improved neurologic function (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - July 30, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Rhabdomyolysis and AKI Following Atorvastatin-Gemfibrozil Rhabdomyolysis and AKI Following Atorvastatin-Gemfibrozil
This case report demonstrates that severe rhabdomyolysis due to statins with or without fibrates may occur with few clinical symptoms and signs, even many weeks after discontinuation of therapy.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Australian watchdog appeals to high court on Pfizer's alleged abuse of market power
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's competition watchdog said on Monday it would appeal to the nation's high court for a ruling on whether Pfizer Inc used its market power to limit competition for its cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news