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

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Zetia 10mg Tab
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: 414 

What is this Medicine?

EZETIMIBE (ez ET i mibe) blocks the absorption of cholesterol from the stomach. It can help lower blood cholesterol for patients who are at risk of getting heart disease or a stroke. It is only for patients whose cholesterol level is not controlled by diet.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Zetia: Oral tablet(10mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Zetia 10mg Tablet

NDC: 665820414
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hyperlipoproteinemia, Hypercholesterolemia

Storage Information
Protect from moisture
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Zetia 10mg Tablet
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Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: 414 
Shape: oblong
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Zetia 10mg Tablet

Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
0.5-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
2.0-2.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flu Incidence:
2.0-2.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
2.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
2.4-4.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.5-4.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
2.6-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
2.7-3.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
2.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
2.9-4.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
3.2%*
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.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

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


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