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Statins Like Lipitor May Interfere with Flu Shots

lipitor may interfere with flu shot effectivenessA new study published by the Oxford Journal of Infectious Diseases suggests that cholesterol-treating statins like Lipitor may make influenza vaccinations less effective.

Pfizer’s Lipitor (atorvastatin) is the most popular statin on the market, and between 1996 and 2009 cemented itself as the best-selling prescription drug of all time. But after Pfizer’s patent expired, lipitor lawsuits began accusing Pfizer of failing to warn about known risks. Many initial Lipitor ...

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