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Ezetimibe Information

Ezetimibe Benefits & Uses - Ezetimibe Benefits & Uses in English

Ezetimibe is used to treat the following -

Ezetimibe Dosage & How to Take - Ezetimibe Dosage & How to Take in English

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 Ezetimibe - Ezetimibe Active Ingredients in English


Ezetimibe Side Effects - Ezetimibe Side Effects in English

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

  1. जोड़ों में दर्द
  2. अंग दर्द
  3. साइनस सूजन
  4. दस्त
  5. श्वसन तंत्र में संक्रमण
  6. मतली या उलटी
  7. लाल चकत्ते
  8. अग्नाशयी सूजन
  9. वाहिकाशोफ Severe
  10. बदहजमी दुर्लभ (और पढ़ें - बदहजमी के घरेलू उपाय)
  11. संक्रमण
  12. कमर दर्द Mild (और पढ़ें - कमर दर्द के घरेलू उपाय)
  13. अन्न-नलिका का रोग
  14. थकान Mild
  15. खांसी Mild (और पढ़ें - खांसी के लिए घरेलू उपाय)
  16. इन्फ्लुएंजा जैसे लक्षण
  17. पेट दर्द Mild
  18. लिवर एंजाइमों में वृद्धि

Ezetimibe Related Warnings - Ezetimibe Related Warnings in English

Is the use of Ezetimibe safe for pregnant women?

It is not known what effect Ezetimibe will have during pregnancy, because no research work has been carried out on this till date.


Is the use of Ezetimibe safe during breastfeeding?

Ezetimibe 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.


What is the effect of Ezetimibe on the Kidneys?

Ezetimibe may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Ezetimibe on the Liver?

You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Ezetimibe. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.


What is the effect of Ezetimibe on the Heart?

Side effects of Ezetimibe rarely affect the heart.


Severe Interaction of Ezetimibe with Other Drugs - Severe Interaction of Ezetimibe with Other Drugs in English

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

Ezetimibe Contraindications - Ezetimibe Contraindications in English

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

Frequently asked Questions about Ezetimibe - Frequently asked Questions about Ezetimibe in English

Is this Ezetimibe habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Ezetimibe is addictive.

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

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


Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Ezetimibe.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Ezetimibe is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.


Ezetimibe Interactions with Food and Alcohol - Ezetimibe Interactions with Food and Alcohol in English

Interaction between Food and Ezetimibe

Ezetimibe may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.


Interaction between Alcohol and Ezetimibe

Information about the interaction of Ezetimibe and alcohol is not available because this topic has not been researched yet.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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  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