Save your money to purchase Vytorin online and other popular cholesterol medication from a Canadian prescription service provider. We currently have the brand Vytorin (also has a trade name called Inegy) from UK and New Zealand manufactured by Merck. The generic Ezetimibe/Simvastatin is also called Etalize-S (by Sava Medica), Vilaztin EZ (by Centurion) comes from India and different manufacturers. Vytorin is available in the strength of 10mg/10mg, 10mg/20mg, and 10mg/40mg tablets.
Vytorin (Ezetimibe/Simvastatin) contains a combination of Ezetimibe and Simvastatin. Ezetimibe reduces the amount of cholesterol absorbed by the body. Simvastatin belongs to the group of drugs called “statins.” It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol made by the liver. The combination of these two medications reduces the level of bad cholesterol and triglycerides while increasing levels of good cholesterol. This will decrease the risk of heart disease and will help prevent strokes and heart attacks. This medication is combined with a low-fat diet and exercise to lower total cholesterol in adults and children over 10 years old.
The common side effects may include diarrhea, nausea, headache, dizziness, depressed mood, memory problems, mild muscle pain, joint pain, numbness, tingling, and rouble having erection insomnia. The serious side effects may include:
• Chest pain, wheezing, feeling short of breath;
• Fever, unusual fatigue;
• Swelling, weight gain, urinating less than usual;
• Unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness;
• Upper stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice
You should not use Vytorin if you are allergic to Simvastatin or Ezetimibe of if you have active liver disease, abnormal liver function tests or if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Before you start using this medication, inform your doctor about your medical condition and about all the medications you are taking including OTC and herbal medications. Vytorin can harm an unborn baby or cause birth defects. Do not take Vytorin if you are pregnant. Stop using this medication and inform your doctor right away if you become pregnant. It is unknown whether Ezetimibe and Simvastatin pass into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not breast-feed while using this medication. Avoid grapefruit products while taking Vytorin. Avoid drinking alcohol. It can raise triglyceride levels and may increase your risk of liver damage. Avoid foods that are high in fat or cholesterol.
Questions and Answers
1. Is there anything else I can do besides taking Vytorin to lower my cholesterol?
Answer: In addition to taking Vytorin, you will have to eat a low cholesterol and low fat diet. You should also make some lifestyle changes that may help this medication work well. This includes exercising, losing weight if overweight and quitting smoking.
2. What time of the day is a good time to take Vytorin?
Answer: Vytorin is more effective when taken in the evening because the liver produces its greatest amount of cholesterol when the body is at rest and when there is no dietary intake. Vytorin should be taken about the same time each day.
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