The People's Perspective on Medicine

Ezetimibe

ZETIA is a cholesterol-lowering drug that may be prescribed alone or with statins. 

Full prescribing information is available at:

http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=9122

Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zetia

 

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Joe Graedon is a pharmacologist who has dedicated his career to making drug information understandable to consumers. His best-selling book, The People’s Pharmacy, was published in 1976 and led to a syndicated newspaper column, syndicated public radio show and web site. In 2006, Long Island University awarded him an honorary doctorate as “one of the country's leading drug experts for the consumer.” .
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I was taken off of statins because of muscle aches. As I mentioned in a previous email, I started on fish oil, added more veggies, more exercise, less meat. My cholesterol went down w/this natural method, but my doctor wanted it lower so put me on Zetia. Now I have muscle aches again. Have any other readers experienced muscle aches w/Zetia? Thank you!

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