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Simvastatin + Ezetimibe

Simvastatin + Ezetimibe Information

Simvastatin + Ezetimibe Benefits & Uses

Simvastatin + Ezetimibe is used to treat the following -

Simvastatin + Ezetimibe 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 Simvastatin + Ezetimibe

Simvastatin
Ezetimibe

Simvastatin + Ezetimibe Side Effects

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

  1. Musculoskeletal Pain (Bone, Muscle or Joint)
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Allergic reaction
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Dyspepsia
  6. Nasopharyngitis
  7. Increased Liver Enzymes
  8. Increased level of Creatine Phosphokinase (CPK) in the blood
  9. Diarrhoea
  10. Flatulence Mild
  11. Constipation Moderate
  12. Joint Swelling
  13. Increased Glucose level in the blood
  14. Joint aches
  15. Limb Pain
  16. Sinus inflammation
  17. Respiratory tract infection
  18. Rash
  19. Pancreatic inflammation
  20. Angioedema Severe
  21. Indigestion दुर्लभ
  22. Infection
  23. Back Pain Mild
  24. Pharyngitis
  25. Fatigue Mild
  26. Cough Mild
  27. Influenza like symptoms
  28. Abdominal Pain Mild

Simvastatin + Ezetimibe Related Warnings

Is the use of Simvastatin + Ezetimibe safe for pregnant women?

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

Is the use of Simvastatin + Ezetimibe safe during breastfeeding?

Simvastatin + 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 Simvastatin + Ezetimibe on the Kidneys?

Simvastatin + Ezetimibe can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

What is the effect of Simvastatin + Ezetimibe on the Liver?

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

What is the effect of Simvastatin + Ezetimibe on the Heart?

Simvastatin + Ezetimibe is rarely harmful for the heart.

Severe Interaction of Simvastatin + Ezetimibe with Other Drugs

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

Warfarin

Simvastatin + Ezetimibe Contraindications

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

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Jaundice
  4. Alcoholism
  5. Trauma
  6. Liver Disease
  7. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Simvastatin + Ezetimibe

Is this Simvastatin + Ezetimibe habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Simvastatin + Ezetimibe.

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

Simvastatin + Ezetimibe does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

Is it safe?

Simvastatin + Ezetimibe should be used only after doctor's advice.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Simvastatin + Ezetimibe in mental disorders is not effective.

Simvastatin + Ezetimibe Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Simvastatin + Ezetimibe

Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Simvastatin + Ezetimibe to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

Interaction between Alcohol and Simvastatin + Ezetimibe

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Simvastatin + Ezetimibe and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

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

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Zocor (simvastatin)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 377
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 646-650
  4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Zetia® (ezetimibe)
  5. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 641
  6. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 545-546