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Were you looking for information about Ezetimibe? Ezitimibe is a common misspelling of ezetimibe.
 
Ezetimibe (Zetia®) is a medication licensed to treat high cholesterol and a rare genetic condition called sitosterolemia. This prescription drug is a type of cholesterol absorption inhibitor and works in the digestive track by blocking the absorption of cholesterol from the foods you eat. The ezetimibe dosage your healthcare provider recommends will be based on several factors, such as the medical condition being treated, other existing medical conditions you have, and other medications you are taking (including vitamins and herbal supplements). Possible side effects of the drug include headaches, diarrhea, and fatigue.
 
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