Vytorin contains a combination of ezetimibe and simvastatin. This combination medication is used along with a proper diet to help control unhealthy cholesterol. Specifically, it helps to lower bad cholesterol such as "LDL" and "Triglycerides". The Ezetimibe portion of the combination works by reducing your body absorbing the bad cholesterol. Tthe Simvastatin portion works by reducing the amount of cholesterol your liver produces.
Vytorin should be taken as directed by your doctor. In general, Vytorin is typically taken:
Before taking Vytorin, be midful of the following:
Get immediate medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction (hives, swelling on lips, tongue, face, or difficulty breathing). Common side effects may include: