Cholesterol absorption inhibitors are used to manage high cholesterol. They work by blocking cholesterol in food from entering the bloodstream. These drugs may be used alone or in combination with other medicine.
Ezetimibe is a cholesterol absorption inhibitor drug. It may also be known as:
- Vytorin—combination of ezetimibe and a statin drug simvastatin
- Liptruzet—combination of ezetimibe and a statin drug atorvastatin
It is important to let your doctor know about any medicine or supplements you are taking.
- Reviewer: EBSCO CAM Review Board
- Review Date: 09/2018 -
- Update Date: 09/05/2018 -