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Zetia and Zetia generic Ezetimibe are in a class of medications called cholesterol-lowering medications. Zetia (ezetimibe) reduces the amount of cholesterol absorbed by the body. Ezetimibe is used to lower cholesterol and triglyceride (fat-like substances) levels in the blood. Using this medicine may help prevent medical problems caused by such substances clogging the blood vessels. Zetia is used to treat high cholesterol. Zetia is sometimes given with other cholesterol-lowering medications.
Doctor's prescription is required to use this medicine.
Always use Zetia as directed by your physician.
Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
Zetia is usually taken once daily. Take this medicine by mouth with or without food. Take the medicine at the same time each day. Do not stop taking ezetimibe without talking to your doctor.
Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
Always use Zetia exactly as directed by your doctor.
Before using Zetia, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it or any other medications. Tell your doctor or pharmacist about your medical history. Tell your doctor about all the other prescription and nonprescription medications you are taking.
If you take Zetia with another cholesterol medicine, follow your doctor's dosing instructions very carefully.
You should not use ezetimibe with a "statin" cholesterol medicine if:
• you have active liver disease; • you are pregnant; or
• you are breast-feeding a baby.
To make sure Zetia is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
• kidney disease; or
• a thyroid disorder.
Call your doctor right away if you have unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness especially if you also have fever, unusual tiredness, and dark colored urine.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
Side effects of Zetia that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
-Allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
-Dark yellow or brown urine
-Unusually weak or tired
-Yellowing of the skin or eyes
Zetia side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
-Stomach upset or pain
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
What is the generic alternative to Zetia?
Zetia generic is called Ezetimibe and may offer even better savings on the cost of Zetia. You can get both Zetia and Ezetimibe 10mg in a range of quantities.
What happens if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose?
In case of overdose, call the poison control helpline. If the victim has collapsed, had a seizure, has trouble breathing, or can't be awakened, immediately call emergency services.
Where should I keep my medicine?
Keep out of reach of children.
Store at room temperature. Protect from moisture. Keep container tightly closed.
Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
What should I avoid while using Zetia?
Avoid eating foods that are high in fat or cholesterol. Zetia will not be as effective in lowering your cholesterol if you do not follow a cholesterol-lowering diet plan. Follow a low-cholesterol, low-fat diet while you are taking this medicine. This will decrease your risk of getting heart and blood vessel disease. Exercising and avoiding alcohol and smoking can also help. Ask your doctor or dietician for advice.