Etimibe 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Etimibe 10mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Etimibe Tablet

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Uses of Etimibe Tablet

Etimibe 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol.
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Side effects of Etimibe Tablet

Common

Joint pain, Sinus inflammation, Limb pain, Diarrhoea, Respiratory tract infection.

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How to use Etimibe Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Etimibe 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Etimibe Tablet works

Etimibe 10mg tablet is a cholesterol absorption inhibitors. It reduces the cholesterol absorption from the intestine and lowers the levels of cholesterol in the body.

In Depth Information on Etimibe Tablet

Expert advice for Etimibe Tablet

  • Do not start ezetimibe, if you are allergic to ezetimibe or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • Do not start ezetimibe, if you have liver disease.
  • Avoid taking ezetimibe during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • Do not start or continue ezetimibe, if you are taking medications like cyclosporine, warfarin, phenprocoumon, acenocoumarol or fluindione, colestyramine, fibrates.
  • Ezetimibe can cause dizziness and, therefore, caution has to be taken before operating an automobile or machinery or engaging in activities requiring mental alertness and coordination.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Etimibe 10mg Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Etimibe 10mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Etimibe 10mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Etimibe 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Etimibe 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney d
isease. No dose adjustment of Etimibe 10mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Etimibe 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Etimibe 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Etimibe 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Lipicure 10mg Tablet, Liponorm 10mg Tablet, Rosuvas 5mg Tablet, Modlip 10mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ezetimibe, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Etimibe 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ezetimibe

Etimibe belongs to a class of medication called as cholesterol absorption inhibitors. It is not a bile acid sequestrent or statin
Yes, Etimibe is a generic name and Ezetrol/Zetia is the brand name of Etimibe
Etimibe is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Etimibe prevents the absorption of cholesterol from the intestine into the blood
Etimibe lowers triglyceride, increases the level of HDL in blood and has been found to reduce weight and cause muscle pain; however, cancer has not been reported.
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