Vytorin vs Lipitor
What to choose Vytorin or Lipitor
Vytorin and Lipitor are pills both of Statin type. Vytorin and Lipitor are both brand pills. Vytorin is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Merck & Co., while Lipitor is manufactured by Pfizer. The main substances of Vytorin are Ezetimibe and Simvastatin. The available dosage for Vytorin is 10/10 mg; 10/40 mg; 10/80 mg. The main substance of Lipitor is Atorvastatin. The available dosage for Lipitor is 10mg / 20mg / 40mg / 80mg.
The average price for Vytorin is around €388 for 30 pills while current cost for Lipitor is approximately €163 for 30 pills, said Keenan Reed, a Research Associate at the Aurora University and a Patient Representative at a clinic that uses Vytorin and Lipitor.
Vytorin and Lipitor Comparison
|Manufacturer:||Merck & Co.||Pfizer|
|Substance:||Ezetimibe + Simvastatin||Atorvastatin|
|Dosage:||10/10 mg; 10/40 mg; 10/80 mg||10mg / 20mg / 40mg / 80mg|
|Average Price:||€388 for 30 pills||€163 for 30 pills|