This medicine is for oral use only. Swallow this medication as a whole with water. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take this medication at a fixed time each day if it is indicated for everyday use.
—Precautionary Steps of Lipitor 20mg Tablet—
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Lipitor 20mg Tablet. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness and nausea. Please consult your doctor for more details.
Lipitor 20mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy. Human and animal studies have shown positive evidence of fetal risk. The risk of using Lipitor 20mg Tablet in pregnant women outweigh potential benefits.
Lipitor 20mg Tablet is unsafe to use during lactation. Lipitor 20mg Tablet has relatively high molecular weight and suggesting that it is not excreted in the milk, but some excretion would be expected. Thus, women prescribed with Lipitor 20mg Tablet should not breastfeed due to potential adverse reactions of Lipitor 20mg Tablet in a nursing infant.
Lipitor 20mg Tablet usually does not affect the ability to drive. Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Lipitor 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Lipitor 20mg Tablet is mainly excreted via urine and it also can increase the serum creatinine levels. Dose adjustment of Lipitor 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Lipitor 20mg Tablet is unlikely to be used in patients with liver disease. The use of Lipitor 20mg Tablet in patients with active liver disease is contraindicated. Please consult your doctor for more details.