Vytorin Drug

Important Information about Vytorin


  • Its generic name is ezetimibe and simvastatin.
  • It reduces the cholesterol which is produced in the body.
  • It lowers the bad cholesterol called low-density lipoprotein and increases the good cholesterol called high-density lipoprotein.
  • If you have some liver disease or pregnant or breast-feeding, tell your doctor before taking this drug.
  • It must be stored at room temperature and away from the moisture.

Side Effects:

  • Muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness with fever or flu symptoms and dark colored urine
  • Nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, itching, dark urine, clay-colored stools, and jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).
  • Pancreatitis (severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, nausea and vomiting, fast heart rate).
  • Easy bruising or bleeding
  • Blurred vision.

Less serious Vytorin side effects may include:

  • Numbness or tingly feeling
  • Headache, dizziness, memory problems
  • Depressed mood
  • Constipation, diarrhea
  • Cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose
  • Joint pain, back pain
  • Sleep problems.