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Composition for ZETEZE

Ezetimibe(10 mg)

food interaction for ZETEZE

alcohol interaction for ZETEZE

pregnancy interaction for ZETEZE

lactation interaction for ZETEZE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zeteze 10 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Zeteze 10 mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ZETEZE

Ezetimibe(10 mg)

Uses

Zeteze 10 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased cholesterol levels in blood.

How it works

Zeteze 10 mg tablet reduces the cholesterol absorption from the intestine and lowers the amount of cholesterol in the body.

Common side effects

Nausea, Neck pain, Pain in extremity, Bleeding time prolongation, Protein in urine, Rash, Liver enzyme increased, Abdominal bloating, Abdominal pain, Joint pain, Back pain, Chest pain, Decrease in body weight, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Fatigue, Weakness, Headache, Heartburn, Increased uric acid level in blood, Increased creatine kinase level in blood, Indigestion, Itching, Limb swelling, Muscle pain, Sleep disorder, Tenderness, Tingling sensation, Urticaria, Vomiting, Muscle cramp

SUBSTITUTES for ZETEZE

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Expert advice for ZETEZE

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for ZETEZE

Ezetimibe

Q.Is ezetimibe a bile acid sequestrent /statin?
Ezetimibe belongs to a class of medication called as cholesterol absorption inhibitors. It is not a bile acid sequestrent or statin

Q.Is ezetimibe a generic drug / same as Ezetrol/Zetia?
Yes, ezetimibe is a generic name and Ezetrol/Zetia is the brand name of ezetimibe

Q.Is ezetimibe safe?
Ezetimibe is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.How does ezetimibe reduce cholesterol in the body?
Ezetimibe prevents the absorption of cholesterol from the intestine into the blood

Q.Does ezetimibe cause weight gain, muscle pain, cancer, lowers triglyceride, increase HDL?
Ezetimibe 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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Content on this page was last updated on 08 December, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)