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Ezetimide Tablet

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Ezetimide Tablet

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Ezetimide Benefits & Uses

Ezetimide is used to treat the following -

Ezetimide 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 Ezetimide

Ezetimibe

Ezetimide Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Ezetimide 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

Ezetimide Related Warnings

Is the use of Ezetimide safe for pregnant women?

Side effects of Ezetimide during pregnancy are not known because scientific research on this topic hasn't been done.

Unknown

Is the use of Ezetimide safe during breastfeeding?

Ezetimide 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 Ezetimide on the Kidneys?

Ezetimide 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.

Moderate

What is the effect of Ezetimide on the Liver?

Ezetimide can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Ezetimide on the Heart?

Ezetimide is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Ezetimide with Other Drugs

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

Warfarin

Ezetimide Contraindications

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

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Ezetimide

Is this Ezetimide habit forming or addictive?

Ezetimide is not addictive in nature.

No

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

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Ezetimide since it does not cause drowsiness.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, Ezetimide is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Ezetimide is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Ezetimide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Ezetimide

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

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Ezetimide

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Ezetimide.

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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