Vytorin vs Lipitor

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 actual cost for Vytorin is around $438 for 30 pills while actual cost for Lipitor is around $184 for 30 pills, said Brooks Bailey, a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Rutgers University, Newark and a Patient Representative at a clinic that uses Vytorin and Lipitor.

Vytorin and Lipitor Comparison

Lipitor vs Vytorin
Vytorin Lipitor
Type: Statin Statin
Manufacturer: Merck & Co. Pfizer
Substance: Ezetimibe + Simvastatin Atorvastatin
Dosage: 10/10 mg; 10/40 mg; 10/80 mg 10mg / 20mg / 40mg / 80mg
Average Price: $438 for 30 pills $184 for 30 pills