Prescription onlyLower-cost generic availableClass: Cardiovascular

Zetia

(ezetimibe)

Prescription onlyLower-cost generic availableClass: Cardiovascular
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4.41Zetia

Lowers cholesterol.

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Our bottom line

Zetia (ezetimibe) can improve your cholesterol and can be used as an alternative to statins.

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Lowest price for 30 10mg tablets
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  • Price before coupon
    $295.00
  • Lowest price with coupon
    $32.45
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Upsides

  • Lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL) in people who have trouble doing this through diet and exercise.
  • Can be used with other medicines to improve cholesterol.
  • Available in a combination pill with simvastatin.
  • Available as a generic.
People’s experience with Zetia

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Downsides

  • Doesn't lower triglycerides (fats).
  • Hasn't been shown to lower the risk of heart attacks or heart disease.
  • By itself, it isn't as effective as statins for improving cholesterol.
Prices and discounts
Lowest price for 30 10mg tablets
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$32.45
  • Price before coupon
    $295.00
  • Lowest price with coupon
    $32.45
    89% savings
How it works

Zetia (ezetimibe) is a cholesterol-lowering medicine. It stops your body from absorbing cholesterol in food and helps process other forms of cholesterol.

People’s experience with Zetia

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What to expect when you take Zetia (ezetimibe) for High cholesterol

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Side effect rates for Zetia (ezetimibe)

3555 From clinical trials of Zetia / High cholesterol
  • Diarrhea
  • Common cold
  • Sore throat
  • Sinus infection
  • Abnormal liver tests
  • Joint pain
  • Pain in arms and legs
  • Diarrhea
  • Common cold
  • Muscle pain

Risks and Warnings for Zetia (ezetimibe)

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  • Talk to your doctor if you're taking Zetia (ezetimibe) and want to get pregnant

Common concerns from people taking Zetia (ezetimibe)

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Kidneys and liver
  • Zetia (ezetimibe) can hurt your liver, especially if it is used with statins. Talk to your doctor if you have liver disease.