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Etimibe Tablet

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Etimibe Tablet

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  1. Etimibe Benefits & Uses
  2. Etimibe Dosage & How to Take
  3. Etimibe Side Effects
  4. Etimibe Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Etimibe with Other Drugs
  6. Etimibe Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Etimibe
  8. Etimibe Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Etimibe Benefits & Uses

Etimibe is used to treat the following -

  1. हाई कोलेस्ट्रॉल Primary (और पढ़ें - कोलेस्ट्रॉल कम करने के घरेलू उपाय)
  2. होमोजिगस पारिवारिक हाइपरकोलेस्टरोलिमीया

Etimibe Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Etimibe

Ezetimibe

Etimibe Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Etimibe is used -

  1. Joint aches
  2. Limb Pain
  3. Sinus inflammation
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Respiratory tract infection
  6. Nausea or vomiting
  7. Rash
  8. Pancreatic inflammation
  9. Angioedema Severe
  10. Indigestion Rare
  11. Infection
  12. Back Pain Mild
  13. Pharyngitis
  14. Fatigue Mild
  15. Cough Mild
  16. Influenza like symptoms
  17. Abdominal Pain Mild
  18. Increased Liver Enzymes

Etimibe Related Warnings

Is the use of Etimibe safe for pregnant women?

No research has been done to ascertain the safety of Etimibe in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, it is best to ask a doctor to know if you can take it.

Unknown

Is the use of Etimibe safe during breastfeeding?

Etimibe can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Etimibe on the Kidneys?

There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Etimibe. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Etimibe on the Liver?

There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Etimibe. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Etimibe on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Etimibe on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Etimibe with Other Drugs

Etimibe should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Warfarin

Etimibe Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Etimibe unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Etimibe

Is this Etimibe habit forming or addictive?

Etimibe is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Etimibe as it does not make you drowsy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Etimibe is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Etimibe in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Etimibe Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Etimibe

When consumed with certain foods, Etimibe may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Etimibe

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Etimibe with alcohol.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Zetia® (ezetimibe)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 641
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 545-546
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