Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Vytorin

Descriptions


Ezetimibe and simvastatin combination is used together with a proper diet to treat high cholesterol and triglyceride (fats) levels in the blood. This medicine may help prevent medical problems (eg, heart attack, stroke) caused by clogged blood vessels.

Ezetimibe is a cholesterol absorption inhibitor and simvastatin is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, or statin. This medicine will reduce the absorption of cholesterol from foods and the production of cholesterol in your body.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet