It is used along with a low cholesterol/low-fat diet and exercise to help lower cholesterol in the blood. Ezetimibe may be used alone or with other drugs (such as "statins" or fibrates).
It can cause diarrhea, upper respiratory infection, fatigue, influenza, pain in the extremity
It is contraindicated in documented hypersensitivity and Coadministration with a statin in the presence of active liver disease or persistent, unexplained elevations of hepatic transaminase levels
Before taking ezetimibe, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.