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Generic Name: Ezetimibe
Brand Name: Zetia
Zetia is meant to reduce the cholesterol or other sterols, which your body absorbs from your diet. It is also used for curing high cholesterol along with other low cholesterol or low fat diet and is at times given with other cholesterol lowering medicines. Ezetimibe is also used for curing high blood campesterol or sitolterol along with diet therapy. Also known as Ezetimibe, Zetia is a medicine, which lowers plasma cholesterol levels and acts by decreasing cholesterol absorption in intestine. It might be used alone when other cholesterol lowering medicines aren’t tolerated or along with statins such as ezetimibe or simvastatin, sold as Inegy and Vytori.
Doses of Zetia
  • You can take Zetia as recommended by your doctor; nevertheless not in larger amounts and not for longer than prescribed.
  • It is usually taken with or without food and should be taken at the same time every day.
  • There are few medicines, which shouldn’t be taken, while you are taking Zetia such as colestipol (Colestid), colesevelam (Welchol) or cholestyramine (Questran and Prevalite).
  • Ezetimibe is just a part of complete program of treatment, which includes exercise, weight control and diet.
  • Take the missed dose as soon as you remember; don’t take additional dose to make the missed one.
  • Store Zetia at room temperature away from heat and moisture.