Part Ⅲ Reading Comprehension (30 marks)
Directions: Read the following three passages. Each passage is followed by several questions or unfinished statements. For eaith of them there are four choices marked A, B, C and D. Choose the one that fits hest according to the information given in the passage.
Lipitor is a prescription medicine. Along with diet and exercise, it lowers “bad” cholesterol （胆固醇） in your blood. It can also raise “good”
Lipitor can lower the risk of heart attack in patients with several common risk factors, including family history of early heart disease, high blood pressure, age and smoking.
WHO IS LIPITOR FOR?
Who can take LIPITOR:
·People who cannot lower their cholesterol enough with diet and exercise
·Adults and children over 10
Who should NOT take LIPITOR:
·Women who are pregnant, may be pregnant, or may become pregnant. Lipitor may harm your unborn baby.
·Women who are breast-feeding. Lipitor can pass into your breast milk and may harm your baby.
·People with liver (肝脏) problems
POSSIBEE SIDE EFFECTS OF LIPDOR
Sorbus side effects in a small number of people:
·Muscle (肌肉) problems that can lead to kidney (肾脏) problems, including kidney failure
·Liver problems. Your doctor may do blood tests to check your liver before you start Lipitor and while you are taking it.
Call your doctor right away if you have:
·Unexplained muscle pain or weakness, especially if you have a fever or feel very tired
·Swelling of the face, lips, tongue, and/or throat that may cause difficulty in breathing or swallowing
Some common side effects of LIPITOR are.
·Changes in some blood tests
HOW TO TAKE LIPITOR
* Take Lipitor as prescribed by your doctor.
* Try to eat heart-healthy foods while you take Lipitor.
* Take Lipitor at any time of day, with or without food.
* If you miss a dose（一剂）, take it as soon as you remember. But if it has been more than 12 houratince your missed does, wait. Take the next dose at your regular time.
* Do not change or stop your dose before talking to your doctor.
* Do not start new medicines before talking to your doctor.
56.What is a major function of Lipitor?
A.To help quit smoking. B.To control blood pressure.
C.To improve unhealthy diet. D.To lower“bad”cholesterol.
57.Taking Lipitor is helpful for .
A.breast-feeding women B.women who are pregnant
C.adults having heart disease D.teenagers with liver problems
58.If it has been over 12 hours since you missed a does, you should .
A.change the amount of your next dose
B.eat more when taking your next dose
C.have dose as soon as you remembn.
D.take the next dose at your regclar time
59.Which of the following is a common side effect of taking Lipitor?
A.Face swelling. B.Upset stomach.
C.Kidney failure. D.Muscle weakness.
60.What is the main purpose of the passage?
A.To teach patients ways for quick recovery.
B.To wresent a report on a scientific research.
C.To show the importance of a good hfestyle.
D.To give information about a kind of medicine.