News related to Lipitor (Atorvastatin) and/or conditions it is approved for
Atorvastatin protects against cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injury
Source: Statins News From Medical News Today [2014.08.06]
In addition to their lipid-lowering effect, statins exert anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects as well.
ODYSSEY ALTERNATIVE: PCSK9 Inhibitor for Statin Intolerance
Source: theheart.org | Medscape Cardiology Headlines [2014.11.18]
Many patients in the small trial who had been "statin-intolerant" managed to stay on low-dose atorvastatin; for those who can't, alirocumab could prove to be a good alternative, it suggested.