Atorvastatin vs Lisinopril

Atorvastatin
(Rx)
Lisinopril
(Rx)
Atorvastatin is a cholesterol lowering medication (statin).
Lisinopril is a high blood pressure medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.4
Slightly Satisfied
Concern level
2.6
Concern level
2.8
Approval Date
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Not Available
July 1, 2002
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
9,123 Discussions
39,935 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Heart Attack
#3 for Stroke
Atorvastatin is taken to prevent Heart Attack and Stroke and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is prescribed for High Cholesterol.
Condition
Number of posts
Lisinopril is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ato
Muscle Pain
4
Nausea
2
Headaches
2
Dizziness
2
RA
2
Tiredness
2
Depression
2
Weakness
1
Cramping
1
Weight Loss
1
Lis
Cough
10
Tiredness
4
Dizziness
4
Allergy
2
Depression
2
Weight Loss
2
Dry Cough
2
Weight Gain
2
Shortness of Breath
2
Nausea
2
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Muscle Pain
Ato
Lis
4
0
Nausea
Ato
Lis
2
2
Headaches
Ato
Lis
2
0
Dizziness
Ato
Lis
2
4
RA
Ato
Lis
2
0
Tiredness
Ato
Lis
2
4
Depression
Ato
Lis
2
2
Weakness
Ato
Lis
1
0
Cramping
Ato
Lis
1
0
Weight Loss
Ato
Lis
1
2
Cough
Lis
Ato
10
0
Tiredness
Lis
Ato
4
2
Dizziness
Lis
Ato
4
2
Allergy
Lis
Ato
2
0
Depression
Lis
Ato
2
2
Weight Loss
Lis
Ato
2
1
Dry Cough
Lis
Ato
2
0
Weight Gain
Lis
Ato
2
0
Shortness of Breath
Lis
Ato
2
0
Nausea
Lis
Ato
2
2
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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X Category X
Atorvastatin is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
Not Available
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Atorvastatin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Lisinopril and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg, 80 mg
Tablet: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Atorvastatin Calcium
Lisinopril
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Atorvastatin and Lisinopril: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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