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Simvastatin + Ezetimibe

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Simvastatin + Ezetimibe Uses

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

How Simvastatin + Ezetimibe works

Simvastatin + Ezetimibe is a combination of two medicines: Simvastatin and ezetimibe.Simvastatin 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 Simvastatin + Ezetimibe

Nausea, Constipation, Stomach pain, Headache, Muscle pain, Increased glucose level in blood, Increased liver enzymes
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Available Medicine for Simvastatin + Ezetimibe

Arstatin EZAretaeus Pharmaceuticals
1401 variant(s)
Simvotin EZSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
142 to ₹2572 variant(s)
Starstat EZLupin Ltd
69 to ₹972 variant(s)
ZostamaxUSV Ltd
831 variant(s)
Simcard EZCipla Ltd
601 variant(s)
Sqtine EZCubit Healthcare
1051 variant(s)

Expert advice for Simvastatin + Ezetimibe

  • You have been prescribed Simvastatin + 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.

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