Vytorin Oral Tablet 10-10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Vytorin: Oral tablet (10-10mg)

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Vytorin 10mg-10mg Tab
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: 311 

What is this Medicine?

EZETIMIBE; SIMVASTATIN (ez ET i mibe; SIM va stat in) blocks the body's ability to absorb and make cholesterol. It is used to lower cholesterol. It is only for patients whose cholesterol level is not controlled by diet.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Vytorin: Oral tablet(10-10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Vytorin 10mg-10mg Tablet

NDC: 665820311
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hyperlipoproteinemia, Hypercholesterolemia

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Vytorin 10mg-10mg Tablet
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Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: 311 
Shape: oblong
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Vytorin 10mg-10mg Tablet

Breakdown Of Muscle Incidence:
<0.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Disease Incidence:
<0.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Immune-mediated Necrotizing Myopathy Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Skin Rash Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
0.7-3.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
2.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flu Incidence:
2.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
>3.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
3.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
5.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Vytorin 10mg-10mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Vytorin 10mg-10mg Tablet(Simvastatin)
Grapefruit juice and Simvastatin(Simvastatin)
Simvastatin (Zocor) may be taken with or without food. Continue to follow the cholesterol-reducing diet recommended by your health care provider. It is recommended that you avoid taking Simvastatin with large amounts of grapefruit juice. Large amounts of grapefruit juice (greater than 1 quart per day) can increase the side effects of Simvastatin. Orange juice is safe to drink. Contact your prescriber immediately if you experience unexplained muscle aches, muscle pain or tenderness, general weakness or fatigue, side or back pain, or decreased urination while taking Simvastatin (Zocor).
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

SECOND Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

THIRD Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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