Crestor vs Lipitor

Crestor vs Lipitor

What to choose Crestor or Lipitor

Lipitor and Crestor are pills both of Statin type. Lipitor and Crestor are both brand pills. Lipitor is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Pfizer, while Crestor is manufactured by AstraZeneca. The main substance of Lipitor is Atorvastatin. The available dosage for Lipitor is 10mg / 20mg / 40mg / 80mg. The main substance of Crestor is Rosuvastatin. The available dosage for Crestor is 5mg / 10mg / 20mg / 40mg.

The current price for Lipitor is roughly €163 for 30 pills while average price for Crestor is roughly €299 for 30 pills, said George Peterson, an Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Brownsville and a Patient Representative at a clinic that uses Lipitor and Crestor.

Crestor and Lipitor Comparison

Lipitor vs Crestor
Crestor Lipitor
Type: Statin Statin
Manufacturer: AstraZeneca Pfizer
Substance: Rosuvastatin Atorvastatin
Dosage: 5mg / 10mg / 20mg / 40mg 10mg / 20mg / 40mg / 80mg
Average Price: €299 for 30 pills €163 for 30 pills