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What happens if I miss a dose (Zetia)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Zetia)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of ezetimibe is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while taking ezetimibe (Zetia)?
Avoid eating foods that are high in fat or cholesterol. Ezetimibe will not be as effective in lowering your cholesterol if you do not follow a cholesterol-lowering diet plan.
What other drugs will affect ezetimibe (Zetia)?
Before taking ezetimibe, tell your doctor if you are using any of the following drugs:
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with ezetimibe. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about ezetimibe.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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