|Pack size||10 Tablets|
|Treatment||treat High cholesterol|
Ezetimibe (Zetiheal 10) 10 mg tablet is a lipid-lowering compound that inhibits the absorption of intestinal cholesterol and phytosterol, thereby resulting in a lower cholesterol level.
Drug = Ezetimibe
Number of Pills Per Order = 10
Strength = 10 mg
Manufacturer = Healing Pharma
How To Take
This medicine may be taken with or without food. Try to make it at the same time each day.
Ezetimibe must be taken regularly for it to be effective. Continue taking Ezetimibe even if you feel well. Do not stop taking Ezetimibe unless instructed by your doctor.
Take Ezetimibe precisely as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
Adult: Homozygous familial sitosterolemia; Hyperlipidemias: 10 mg once daily.
If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and return to your regular dosing schedule. If you often forget to take your medicine, let your doctor and pharmacist know.
Do not double a dose under any circumstances.
If you think you may have used Ezetimibe more than the usual dose, please seek medical help immediately.
There is no data about contraindications for Ezetimibe
Ezetimibe may have the following side effects:
- Abdominal pain
- Chest pain
- Erythema multiforme
- Rarely, raised liver enzymes or hepatitis, pancreatitis, thrombocytopenia, cholelithiasis, cholecystitis, increased creatine kinase, myopathy, and rhabdomyolysis.
Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking or using any of these medicines:
Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicines, supplements, and non-prescription medicines.
This list does not include all medicines that may interact with Ezetimibe.
How Does It Work?
Ezetimibe inhibits cholesterol absorption through the sterol transporter, Niemann-Pick C1-Like1 (NPC1L1), thereby resulting in decreased delivery of cholesterol to the liver reduction of hepatic cholesterol stores and increased clearance of cholesterol from the blood.
Ezetimibe is used to treat the following conditions:
- Homozygous familial sitosterolaemia
Special Precautions and Connected Warnings
Take special precautions if you have the following conditions:
- Exclude or treat secondary causes of dyslipidemia before initiating therapy
- Renal and hepatic impairment
- Pregnancy and lactation
- Avoid alcohol
- Store at 25°C. Protect from moisture.
- Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
Do not use Ezetimibe that is expired or out of date.