How Atorvastatin works
Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medication (statin). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers “bad” cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides, raising the level of “good” cholesterol (HDL).
Common side effects of Atorvastatin
Constipation, Headache, Increased glucose level in blood, Indigestion, Muscle pain