Should EZETROL be taken at night?

April 10, 2020 Off By idswater

Should EZETROL be taken at night?

There is no specific time of the day that is best to take ezetimibe, as it works exactly the same whether you take in the morning, afternoon or at night. Ezetimibe is taken once a day, at the same time each day and it can be taken with or without food.

Does EZETROL lower blood pressure?

Official Answer. Zetia does not affect blood pressure. In clinical trials Zetia did not increase or decrease patients’ blood pressure. Some people may have already been diagnosed with hypertension (high blood pressure) before they start taking Zetia.

What side effects does EZETROL have?

Additionally, the following side effects have been reported with use of EZETROL:

  • nausea.
  • diarrhoea.
  • wind or excessive gas in the stomach or bowel.
  • indigestion.
  • heartburn.
  • decreased appetite.
  • dry mouth.
  • abdominal pain.

Does EZETROL cause weight gain?

Bottom line: Ezetimibe does not cause weight gain or weight loss. Ezetimibe has a well documented safety profile. Ezetimibe has low risk for the side effect of muscle ache and pains.

Is ezetrol better than a statin?

Ezetimibe lowers low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) by 15-20% when used alone2 as compared to 5-10% from doubling the dose of statin. A recent pooled analysis3 of 17 double-blind trials of patients who were already on a statin showed that the largest percent reductions in LDL-C were seen with adding ezetimibe.

Does ezetrol affect the liver?

Randomized clinical trials showed that ezetimibe caused significant liver function abnormalities in 1% of the treatment group. These changes were asymptomatic and entirely reversible.

What time of day should I take ezetrol?

The recommended dose is one EZETROL 10 mg Tablet by mouth once a day. Take EZETROL at any time of the day. You can take it with or without food. If your doctor has prescribed EZETROL along with a statin, both medicines can be taken at the same time.

When should I drink ezetrol?

What do you need to know about ezetrol?

What EZETROL is used for  EZETROL is a cholesterol-lowering medicine.  EZETROL is for adults and adolescents (10 to 17 years of age) whose cholesterol levels are too high and when diet alone can not lower these levels adequately.

How can I lower my cholesterol with ezetimibe?

Ezetimibe has been prescribed to help lower your cholesterol levels. Take one 10 mg tablet daily. Some lifestyle changes will also help to reduce your cholesterol level – eat healthy food, do not smoke, gently increase the exercise you take, and reduce the amount of salt in your diet.

Are there any medicines that interfere with ezetrol?

Some medicines and EZETROL may interfere with each other, including: Bile acid sequestrants, such as colestyramine, used to lower cholesterol levels. Ciclosporin, used to suppress the immune system. Warfarin or fluindione, used to prevent blood clots.

Is it safe to take ezetrol without a statin?

EZETROL without a statin should not be used if you are breast-feeding. Ask your doctor for advice. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.