Take Atorvastatin exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor. - You may take Atorvastatin with or without food. Try to take it at the same time each day. - Atorvastatin must be taken regularly for it to be effective. - Continue taking Atorvastatin even if there are signs of improvement. - Do not stop taking Atorvastatin unless instructed by the doctor.
How it works
Atorvastatin works by blocking an enzyme that is required for production of cholesterol.
Common side effects
Headache, Belly pain, Loose stools (diarrhea), Muscle weakness, Joint pain.