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Dosage of Ezetimibe

The recommended dosage of ezetimibe is 10 mg once a day The dosage can be taken at any time of day. In order to keep an even level of medication in your body, it should be taken at the same time each day. Be sure to talk with your healthcare provider, nurse, or pharmacist if you are unsure about anything related to ezetimibe or your dosage of the drug.

Dosage of Ezetimibe: An Introduction

There is only one standard recommended dose of ezetimibe (Zetia®), regardless of your age, weight, or other medical conditions. As always, do not adjust your ezetimibe dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 

Dosage of Ezetimibe

The recommended dosage of ezetimibe is 10 mg once a day.
 

Other General Ezetimibe Dosage Information

Some considerations for people taking ezetimibe include:
 
  • Your ezetimibe medication can be taken at any time during the day. However, it should be taken at the same time each day to maintain an even level of ezetimibe in your system. If you are taking ezetimibe with a statin or fenofibrate, you can take both medications at the same time of day.
     
  • Your ezetimibe dosage can be taken with or without food.
     
  • If you are taking a bile acid sequestrant, make sure to take your ezetimibe more than two hours before, or more than four hours after, the bile acid sequestrant. Bile acid sequestrants include:

 

  

  • For ezetimibe to work properly, you have to take it as prescribed. Ezetimibe will not work if you stop taking it.
     
  • Remember that lowering cholesterol begins with lifestyle changes (including weight loss, a low-cholesterol diet, and exercise). If lifestyle changes alone do not lower cholesterol to a desirable level, cholesterol medication, such as ezetimibe, may be necessary. However, even people who are taking cholesterol medication need to make lifestyle changes to maintain a good cholesterol level.
     
  • If you are unsure about anything related to ezetimibe or your dosage of ezetimibe, please talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist. Do not stop taking ezetimibe without first discussing it with your healthcare provider.
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