Who should not take Lipitor?
The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:
- untreated decreased level of thyroid hormones
- a hemorrhage in the brain
- liver failure
- liver problems
- acute kidney failure
- decreased kidney function
- a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
- memory loss
- high blood sugar
- abnormal liver function tests
- a patient who is producing milk and breastfeeding
- muscle pain or tenderness with increase creatine kinase
- immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy
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