Potent new lipid-lowering drug, Lipitor (atorvastatin)

    You'll soon see a potent new lipid-lowering drug, Lipitor (atorvastatin). It'll be promoted by Parke-Davis and Pfizer.

    Lipitor lowers LDL significantly more than simvastatin (Zocor)...pravastatin (Pravachol)...and the other "statins."

    That's how it got its nickname, "turbostatin." It lowers LDL up to 60%...compared to 25% to 40% for the others.

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