Is Lipitor an ACE Inhibitor?
If you have been considering Lipitor as a possibility for lowering your cholesterol and you have no doubt wondered, is Lipitor an ACE inhibitor? The answer is no. Lipitor works to reduce the creation of cholesterol by affecting an enzyme in the liver that works toward producing cholesterol. ACE inhibitors are used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure just like Lipitor, but they work on a different enzyme, the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE).
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