Zetica 10mg Tablet

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Zetica 10mg Tablet

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₹12.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Zetica Tablet

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Uses of Zetica Tablet

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

Common

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

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How to use Zetica 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. Zetica 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zetica Tablet works

Zetica 10mg tablet is a cholesterol absorption inhibitors. It reduces the cholesterol absorption from the intestine and lowers the levels of total cholesterol and "bad" cholesterol (LDL) in the blood.

In Depth Information on Zetica Tablet

Expert advice for Zetica Tablet

  • Decreases total cholesterol and "bad" cholesterol (LDL). This helps prevent heart attack and stroke.
  • Regular exercise and low-fat diet further help to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • Can be used with other medications to lower cholesterol.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if you have fever, a sick feeling or dark urine.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Zetica 10mg Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zetica 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
Zetica 10mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Zetica 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Zetica 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney di
sease. No dose adjustment of Zetica 10mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Zetica 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zetica 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Zetica 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, Tonact 40mg Tablet, Rozucor 5mg Tablet, Liponorm 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 Zetica 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ezetimibe

Zetica belongs to a class of medication called as cholesterol absorption inhibitors. It is not a bile acid sequestrent or statin
Yes, Zetica is a generic name and Ezetrol/Zetia is the brand name of Zetica
Zetica is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Zetica prevents the absorption of cholesterol from the intestine into the blood
Zetica 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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