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Name: Ezetimibe

Pregnancy Category C

Drug classes of Ezetimibe

Therapeutic actions of Ezetimibe

Reduces blood cholesterol by inhibiting the absorption of cholesterol by the small intestine.

Indications of Ezetimibe

  • Primary Hypercholesterolemia
  • Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH)
  • Homozygous Sitosterolemia

Contraindications/cautions of Ezetimibe

Hypersensitivity to any component of this medication. The combination of ZETIA with an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor is contraindicated in patients with active liver disease or unexplained persistent elevations in serum transaminases. All HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors are contraindicated in pregnant and nursing women. Myopathy and rhabdomyolysis.

Adverse effects of Ezetimibe

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