Lipitor vs Zocor
What to choose Lipitor or Zocor
Zocor and Lipitor are pills both of Statin type. Zocor and Lipitor are both brand pills. Zocor is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Merck & Co., while Lipitor is manufactured by Pfizer. The main substance of Zocor is Simvastatin. The available dosage for Zocor is 5mg / 10mg / 20mg / 40mg. The main substance of Lipitor is Atorvastatin. The available dosage for Lipitor is 10mg / 20mg / 40mg / 80mg.
The actual cost for Zocor is around $154 for 30 pills while current cost for Lipitor is approximately $184 for 30 pills, said Marshall Sullivan, a Lecturer at the Harding University and an Advanced Medical Support Assistant at a clinic that uses Zocor and Lipitor.
Lipitor and Zocor Comparison
|Manufacturer:||Pfizer||Merck & Co.|
|Dosage:||10mg / 20mg / 40mg / 80mg||5mg / 10mg / 20mg / 40mg|
|Average Price:||$184 for 30 pills||$154 for 30 pills|