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When and How Do I Take It?

Some general considerations for when and how to take ezetimibe include the following:
  • The medication comes in tablet form and is taken once a day. You should take your dose with a glass of water, with or without food.
  • You can take ezetimibe in the morning or at night. However, it should be taken at the same time each day to maintain an even level in your blood.  
  • For ezetimibe to work properly, you have to take it as prescribed. Ezetimibe will not work if you stop taking it.

Dosing Guidelines for Ezetimibe

There is only one standard ezetimibe dosage, regardless of your age, weight, or other medical conditions. As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Dosage of Ezetimibe for more information.)

Drug Interactions

Ezetimibe can potentially interact with a number of medicines (see Drug Interactions With Ezetimibe for more information).

What If I Take an Overdose?

If you happen to overdose on ezetimibe, seek immediate medical attention (see Zetia Overdose).

How Should Ezetimibe Be Stored?

Ezetimibe should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
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Ezetimibe Medication

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