Vytorin

Formulation : Tablet
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Description

Drug Description :

Indication : Vytorin (Ezetimibe/Simvastatin) is a medication that is designed to lower one’s cholesterol by reducing the total amount of cholesterol that is absorbed in the body and stop the production of cholesterol. It does this by reducing “bad” cholesterol and raising “good” cholesterol in the blood stream. This helps to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and circulation problems.

Storage : Vytorin (Ezetimibe/Simvastatin) should be stored away from moisture and heat at room temperature.

Product Information :

General Information :

Precaution : Do not eat foods that are high in fat or cholesterol and avoid drinking alcohol. Talk to your doctor if you are taking another cholesterol lowering drug. Also talk to your doctor about grapefruit juice, grapefruit, or grapefruit products because they may have negative side effects. Be sure to also avoid exposure to artificial UV or sunlight; wear sunscreen of at least SPF 15 when going into the sun.

Warnings : Although it is rare, Vytorin (Ezetimibe/Simvastatin) can cause the breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue which may lead to kidney failure. If you have strange muscle pain or tenderness, muscle weakness, fever or flu symptoms, or dark colored urine, contact your doctor immediately.

Patient Family Information  : Follow your doctor’s instructions and your prescription closely. Do not take larger doses than recommended. Take Vytorin (Ezetimibe/Simvastatin) once a day with or without food, preferably in the evening. It can take up to 2 weeks before your cholesterol starts to improve. Have your doctor test your blood and cholesterol levels regularly. Do not miss any doctor visits.

Contraindication : Do not take Vytorin (Ezetimibe/Simvastatin) if you are allergic to ezetimibe (Zetia) or simvastatin (Zocor), or if you have: liver disease; or if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Also be sure to tell your doctor if you have: kidney disease; diabetes; an underactive thyroid; a muscle disorder; or if you use steroid medicine or hormones (including birth control pills).

Sever Side Effects : Seek medical attention if you have any of these severe Vytorin (Ezetimibe/Simvastatin) side effects: muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness with fever or flu symptoms and dark colored urine; nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, itching, dark urine, clay-colored stools, and jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes); pancreatitis (severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, nausea and vomiting, fast heart rate); easy bruising or bleeding; or blurred vision.

Common Side Effects : Less serious Vytorin (Ezetimibe/Simvastatin) side effects may include: numbness or tingly feeling; headache, dizziness, memory problems; depressed mood; constipation, diarrhea; cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose; joint pain, back pain; or sleep problems (insomnia).

Other Side Effects : Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Vytorin | Ezetimibe/Simvastatin | Vytorin | Vytorin

Additional information

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drugname

Vytorin

scientificname

Ezetimibe/Simvastatin, Ezetimibe/simvastatin

linkname

Vytorin

alternatename

Vytorin, Inegy, Zimybe

strength

10/20mg, 10/40mg, 10/80mg, 10/10mg

ovsqty

90, 28, 30

quantity

90, 28, 30

generic

1

nonprescription
formulation

Tablet

manufacturer

Merck Sharp & Dohme, Mylan

suppliername

International Supplier #8, International Supplier #4, International Supplier #19

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overseas

NZL, UK1, PBIO

country

NewZealand, United Kingdom, Canada

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1

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1

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1

drugstatus

On Sale

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drugstatusdetail

On Sale

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indication

Vytorin (Ezetimibe/Simvastatin) is a medication that is designed to lower one's cholesterol by reducing the total amount of cholesterol that is absorbed in the body and stop the production of cholesterol. It does this by reducing "bad" cholesterol and raising "good" cholesterol in the blood stream. This helps to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and circulation problems.

storage

Vytorin (Ezetimibe/Simvastatin) should be stored away from moisture and heat at room temperature.

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precautions

Do not eat foods that are high in fat or cholesterol and avoid drinking alcohol. Talk to your doctor if you are taking another cholesterol lowering drug. Also talk to your doctor about grapefruit juice, grapefruit, or grapefruit products because they may have negative side effects. Be sure to also avoid exposure to artificial UV or sunlight; wear sunscreen of at least SPF 15 when going into the sun.

warnings

Although it is rare, Vytorin (Ezetimibe/Simvastatin) can cause the breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue which may lead to kidney failure. If you have strange muscle pain or tenderness, muscle weakness, fever or flu symptoms, or dark colored urine, contact your doctor immediately.

patientfamilyinfo

Follow your doctor's instructions and your prescription closely. Do not take larger doses than recommended. Take Vytorin (Ezetimibe/Simvastatin) once a day with or without food, preferably in the evening. It can take up to 2 weeks before your cholesterol starts to improve. Have your doctor test your blood and cholesterol levels regularly. Do not miss any doctor visits.

contraindication

Do not take Vytorin (Ezetimibe/Simvastatin) if you are allergic to ezetimibe (Zetia) or simvastatin (Zocor), or if you have: liver disease; or if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Also be sure to tell your doctor if you have: kidney disease; diabetes; an underactive thyroid; a muscle disorder; or if you use steroid medicine or hormones (including birth control pills).

severesideeff

Seek medical attention if you have any of these severe Vytorin (Ezetimibe/Simvastatin) side effects: muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness with fever or flu symptoms and dark colored urine; nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, itching, dark urine, clay-colored stools, and jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes); pancreatitis (severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, nausea and vomiting, fast heart rate); easy bruising or bleeding; or blurred vision.

commonsideeff

Less serious Vytorin (Ezetimibe/Simvastatin) side effects may include: numbness or tingly feeling; headache, dizziness, memory problems; depressed mood; constipation, diarrhea; cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose; joint pain, back pain; or sleep problems (insomnia).

othersideeff

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.