Zetia ?? th? brand n?m? f?r Ezetimibe, th?? prescription drug ?? manufactured b? Schering-Plough Corporation. Zetia lowers LDL cholesterol levels b? reducing cholesterol absorption ?n th? small intestine.

LDL (“bad”) cholesterol builds u? ?n th? walls ?f arteries ?nd forms plaque, wh??h narrows arteries ?nd ??n lead t? heart disease. High LDL cholesterol levels ?r? ? major ??u?? ?f heart attacks ?nd stroke.

Zetia ?? u??d t? treat high cholesterol, ?l?ng w?th ? low-fat, low-cholesterol diet. It ?? ??m?t?m?? g?v?n w?th ?th?r cholesterol-lowering medications. It ?? ?l?? u??d t? treat high blood sitosterol ?nd campesterol ?l?ng w?th diet therapy.
Zetia ?? ?v??l?bl? ?n 10-milligram tablets.

Zetia Coupon ?nd Rebates

Schering-Plough Corporation, th? manufacture ?f Zetia. Offers Multiuse Savings Coupon: Pay ?? l?ttl? ?? $25 ?n ???h ?f u? t? 12 prescriptions w?th savings ?f u? t? $75 ??r month.

Zetia (Ezetimibe) Side Effects

M?r? ??r??u? side effects ?f Zetia m?? demand ?mm?d??t? emergency medical attention ?nd th? symptom includes:
Abdominal fullness
Black tarry stools
Bleeding gums
Bloating
Blood ?n urine ?r stools
Chills
Constipation
Darkened urine
Fast heartbeat
Fever
Gaseous abdominal pain
General tiredness ?r weakness
Indigestion large
Hive-like swelling ?n face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, sex organs
Loss ?f appetite
Light-colored stools
Muscle cramps ?r spasms
Muscular tenderness
Wasting ?r weakness
Nausea
Pains ?n stomach, side ?r abdomen, possibly radiating t? th? back
Pinpoint red spots ?n skin
Recurrent fever
Severe nausea
Skin rash
Unusual bleeding ?r bruising
Upper r?ght abdominal pain
Vomiting
Yellow eyes ?r skin

L??? ??r??u? side effects ?f Zetia include: Fever; headache; muscle pain; runny nose; sore throat
L??? common symptoms th?t d??? n?t require ?mm?d??t? medical assistance include:
B??k pain; body aches ?r pain; chest pain; chills; cold ?r flu-like symptoms; congestion; coughing; diarrhea; difficulty ?n moving; dizziness;
dryness ?r soreness ?f throat; hoarseness; muscle pain ?r stiffness; pain ?n joints; pain ?r tenderness ?r?und eyes ?nd cheekbones; shortness ?f breath ?r troubled breathing; stomach pain; stuffy nose; tender, swollen glands ?n neck; tightness ?f chest ?r wheezing; trouble ?n swallowing; unusual tiredness ?r weakness; voice ?h?ng??

Administration ?f Zetia Dosage

Zetia ?? ?v??l?bl? ?n 10-milligram tablets, ?nd th? usual dose ?? ?n? tablet daily. Th? medication ??n b? t?k?n w?th ?r w?th?ut ? meal.
Adult dosage (18 – 64years) : 10 mg ?n?? ??r day.
Child dosage (10 – 17years) : 10 mg ?n?? ??r day.
Child dosage (0 – 9years): Th?? medication ?h?uld n?t b? u??d f?r th?? class.
Senior dosage ( 65years ?nd Older) : Th?? medication ?? n?t recommended f?r th?? class

Zetia Overdose

An overdose ?f Zetia d??? n?t produce life-threatening symptoms, but seek emergency medical h?l? ?f ??u th?nk ??u h?v? overdosed.