Is it safe to use Generic Lipitor (Atorvastatin) when pregnant or breastfeeding?
Generic Lipitor (Atorvastatin) is classed as Pregnancy Category X by the FDA, which means it is known to harm un unborn baby. You should not use this medication when pregnant or planning to become pregnant during treatment.
It is not known whether Generic Lipitor (Atorvastatin) passes into breast milk. Because of the potential risk to a nursing infant, it is not recommended to take this medication while breastfeeding. Inform your doctor before taking these pills if you are currently breastfeeding a baby.