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    Atorvastatin + Ezetimibe

    Information about Atorvastatin + Ezetimibe

    Atorvastatin + ezetimibe uses

    Atorvastatin+Ezetimibe is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.

    How atorvastatin + ezetimibe works

    This is a combination of two medicines: Atorvastatin and ezetimibe. Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medicine which prevents your body from making "bad" cholesterol (LDL) while raising "good" cholesterol (HDL) levels. Ezetimibe is a cholesterol absorption inhibitor which prevents absorption of cholesterol from the intestines. Together, they provide better reduction of cholesterol in your body.

    Common side effects of atorvastatin + ezetimibe

    Nausea, Constipation, Stomach pain, Headache, Muscle pain, Increased liver enzymes, Increased glucose level in blood
    Content Details
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    Written By
    Dr. Betina Chandolia
    MDS (Oral Pathology & Microbiology), BDS
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    Reviewed By
    Dr. Lalit Kanodia
    MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
    Last updated on:
    12 Jun 2019 | 11:19 AM (IST)
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    Expert advice for Atorvastatin + Ezetimibe

    • You have been prescribed Atorvastatin + Ezetimibe for the treatment of high cholesterol.
    • Take it in addition to regular exercise and low-fat diet to lower levels of fat in the blood.
    • It can be taken with or without food.
    • Notify your doctor if you experience muscle symptoms (pain or weakness), particularly if accompanied with fever.
    • Notify your doctor if you experience stomach pain, loss of hunger, a sick feeling or dark urine.


    Content on this page was last updated on 12 June, 2019, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)