A drug used to treat high cholesterol. It is also being studied in the prevention of colon cancer and in the treatment of some types of cancer and other conditions. Lipitor is a type of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor or statin. Also called atorvastatin calcium and atorvastatin.

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