grapefruit juice increases levels of Lipitor (atorvastatin)

New research shows that grapefruit juice increases levels of Lipitor (atorvastatin)...but not nearly as much as Mevacor or Zocor.

Grapefruit juice can increase serum concentrations of Lipitor and its active metabolites by 25%.

In contrast, grapefruit juice can boost levels of Mevacor (lovastatin) or Zocor (simvastatin) 300% or more.

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