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I have run out of avorstatin and my doctor is away until

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I have run out of avorstatin and my doctor is away until July 8,,,ni ine is covering and I need a new script. How long cn I go without the meds with out doing harm to myself. I tried everywhere and no one will sell me an emergency supply...not evern my mail order pharmacy

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I am Dr. Sohaib, a practicing Internal Medicine Specialist and i will do my best to help you today.

You are referring to Atorvastatin, a drug used to lower down the cholesterol levels.

You can wait until July 8, as this is something for which you can wait for few days to weeks with out getting any problem.

Missing a dose for few days is not going to give you any harmful effects/symptoms or immediate problems.

While awaiting consultation with your doctor for the prescription and refill, you should continue with the dietary modifications (low fats) and walk daily.

I hope this clarifies and answers your question.

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