Housecall for Health: Over-The-Counter Lipitor

A popular cholesterol drug could soon be purchased without a prescription.

FOX News Radio’s Hank Weinbloom reports in today’s “Housecall for Health”…

Over-the-counter Lipitor may soon be here.

The Wall Street Journal reports Pfizer hopes to market a new version of the blockbuster cholesterol drug after the original one loses its patent in November, and cheaper generic versions go on sale.  Not everyone is excited about the idea – one cardiologist told us she worries that patients will not get the right dosage amount without the supervision of a doctor.