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ezetimibe

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Ezetimibe Adult

ezetimibe - Dosage and How to Use

How should ezetimibe be used?

  • Do not stop taking your medication without checking with your healthcare professional. If you stop taking your medication, your cholesterol level may rise again.
  • You may take this with or without food.
  • If you are taking cholestyramine or colestipol, take it 4 hours before or 2 hours after ezetimibe.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

​​If your forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Then take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

​​If your take more than the recommended dose, please seek medical advice immediately. The information provided on this page does not replace information from your healthcare professional. Please consult your healthcare processional for more information.

ezetimibe - Additional Information

  • Updated on Wednesday, October 28, 2020
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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