Is generic atorvastatin as good as brand-name Lipitor? from the Harvard Health Letter

In the February issue of the Harvard Health Letter, Editor in Chief Dr. Anthony L. Komaroff answers a question that's on a lot of people's minds these days: is atorvastatin, the generic version of the cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor, as good as the brand-name drug?

Generic atorvastatin became available for the first time in November 2011 after Lipitor lost its patent protection.

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