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  1. EzetimibeEzetimibe
    EzetimibeBrand names: ZetiaWhy is Ezetimibe prescribed?Zetia is a new kind of cholesterol-lowering drug. The older cholesterol-lowering drugs called "statins" reduce cholesterol by interfering with its production in the body. Zetia acts by diminishing the absorption of dietary cholesterol through the intestines.Zetia may be taken alone or with a statin drug. Because the two d...
  2. ezetimibeezetimibe
    ezetimibe (Oral route)ez-ET-i-mideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ZetiaAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntihyperlipidemicPharmacologic Class: Cholesterol Absorption InhibitorUses For ezetimibeEzetimibe is used to lower cholesterol and triglyceride (fat-like substances) levels in the blood. Using ezetimibe may help prevent medical problems caused b...
  3. EzetimibeEzetimibe
    Ezetimibe Generic Name: Ezetimibe (e-ZET-i-mibe)Brand Name: ZetiaEzetimibe is used for:Treating high blood cholesterol along with a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet. It may be used alone or with other medicines. It is also used to treat high blood sitosterol and campesterol along with diet therapy.Ezetimibe is an antihyperlipidemic agent. It works by reducing the amount of cholest...
  4. EzetimibeEzetimibe
    EzetimibePronunciation: (Ez-ET-i-mibe)Class: Antihyperlipidemic agentTrade Names:Zetia- Tablets 10 mgEzetrol (Canada)PharmacologyInhibits absorption of cholesterol by the small intestine.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionC max is 3.4 to 5.5 ng/mL (ezetimibe) and 45 to 71 ng/mL (metabolite). T max is 4 to 12 h (ezetimibe) and 1 to 2 h (metabolite).DistributionMore than 90% pro...
  5. ezetimibe and simvastatinezetimibe and simvastatin
    ezetimibe and simvastatinGeneric Name: ezetimibe and simvastatin (ez ET i mibe and SIM va stat in)Brand Names: VytorinWhat is ezetimibe and simvastatin?Ezetimibe and simvastatin are cholesterol-lowering medicines. They reduce the amount of cholesterol (a type of fat) absorbed by the body and block the production of cholesterol in the body.The combination of ezetimibe and simvastatin ...
  6. Ezetimibe and SimvastatinEzetimibe and Simvastatin
    Ezetimibe and SimvastatinBrand names: VytorinWhy is Ezetimibe and Simvastatin prescribed?Vytorin is a cholesterol-lowering drug. It is used along with a special diet to lower the amount of fatty material in the blood— triglycerides and LDL (or "bad") cholesterol—that can build up on artery walls and block blood flow. At the same time, Vytorin raises HDL (or "good") ...
  7. ezetimibe and simvastatinezetimibe and simvastatin
    ezetimibe and simvastatin (Oral route)ez-ET-i-mide, sim-va-STAT-inCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.VytorinAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntihyperlipidemicPharmacologic Class: Cholesterol Absorption InhibitorUses For ezetimibe and simvastatinThe combination product of ezetimibe and simvastatin is used to lower cholesterol and triglyceride (fat-lik...
  8. Ezetimibe/SimvastatinEzetimibe/Simvastatin
    Ezetimibe/Simvastatin Generic Name: Ezetimibe/Simvastatin (ez-ET-i-mibe/SIM-va-STAT-in)Brand Name: VytorinEzetimibe/Simvastatin is used for:Treating high cholesterol along with a cholesterol-lowering diet. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Ezetimibe/Simvastatin is a combination of 2 medicines. Ezetimibe works by reducing the amount of chole...
  9. Ezetimibe/SimvastatinEzetimibe/Simvastatin
    Ezetimibe / SimvastatinPronunciation: (ez-ET-i-mibe/SIM-vah-STAT-in)Class: Antihyperlipidemic combinationTrade Names:Vytorin 10/10- Tablets ezetimibe 10 mg/simvastatin 10 mgTrade Names:Vytorin 10/20- Tablets ezetimibe 10 mg/simvastatin 20 mgTrade Names:Vytorin 10/40- Tablets ezetimibe 10 mg/simvastatin 40 mgTrade Names:Vytorin 10/80- Tablets ezetimibe 10 mg/simvastatin ...
  10. EzfeEzfe
    EzfeGeneric Name: iron polysaccharide (I ern paw lee SACK ah ride)Brand Names: Ezfe, Ferrex-150, Ferus Pic-150, Niferex, Niferex Elixir, Nu-Iron 150, Poly Iron, Polysaccharide IronWhat is Ezfe (iron polysaccharide)?Iron polysaccharide is a form of the mineral iron. Iron is important for many functions in the body, especially for the transport of oxygen in the blood.Iron polysacchari...
  11. EzolEzol
    EzolGeneric Name: butalbital and acetaminophen combination (Oral route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Anolor 300CephadynDolgic LQEsgicEsgic-PlusEzolFioricetGeoneMargesicMedigesicPhrenilinPhrenilin ForteAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsuleSolutionUses For EzolButalbital and acetaminophen combination is a pain reliever and relaxant. It is use...