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Ezetimibe/simvastatin is a prescription drug approved for the treatment of high cholesterol and triglycerides. It is a combination product that contains a cholesterol absorption inhibitor and a statin. This medication has been shown to help increase "good" cholesterol and decrease "bad" cholesterol, total cholesterol, and triglycerides. While most people have no problems with this drug, potential side effects include headache, muscle pain, and diarrhea.
What Is Ezetimibe/Simvastatin?
Potential Side Effects
- Muscle pain, known medically as myalgia (see Vytorin and Muscle Pain)
- Upper respiratory infections, such as the common cold