EZETIMIBE - ORAL
Common Brand Name(s): Zetia
Phonetic Pronunciation: (eh-ZET-ih-mibe)
Information last revised May 2010
What does EZETIMIBE - ORAL look like?
Zetia 10 mg Tab
This medication is used either alone or with other drugs (e.g., HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors or "statins"), along with a low cholesterol/low fat diet, to help lower cholesterol in the blood. Reducing cholesterol helps prevent strokes and heart attacks. Ezetimibe works by reducing the amount of cholesterol your body absorbs from your diet.
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