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Generic Name: ezetimibe (ez ET i mibe)
Brand Names: Zetia
Ezetimibe is used alone or with other medication to treat high cholesterol. Learn about side effects, interactions and indications. Average Savings for ezetimibe (generic): 86.9%
Generic Name: ezetimibe (ez ET i mibe)
Brand Names: Zetia
Ezetimibe is used alone or with other medication to treat high cholesterol. Learn about side effects, interactions and indications. Average Savings for ezetimibe (generic): 86.9%
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Ezetimibe Drug Information:

Ezetimibe reduces the amount of cholesterol absorbed by the body. Ezetimibe is used to treat high cholesterol. Ezetimibe is sometimes given with other cholesterol-lowering medications. Ezetimibe is only part of a complete program of treatment that also includes diet, exercise, and weight control. Follow your diet, medication, and exercise routines very closely. Some cholesterol medications should not be taken at the same time. If you take ezetimibe with another cholesterol medicine, follow your doctor's dosing instructions very carefully. Learn more

Ezetimibe Medicare Coverage

Ezetimibe Medicare Overview

Does Medicare cover Ezetimibe?


100% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug.
How much is my Ezetimibe co-pay with Medicare?

It depends. Which coverage stage are you in? Click on a tab below…


$5 – $183

In the Deductible co-pay stage, you are responsible for the full cost of your prescriptions. Your Medicare deductible cannot exceed $360 in 2016.

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Ezetimibe Side Effects

For the Consumer

Applies to ezetimibe: oral tablet

Along with its needed effects, ezetimibe may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Frequency not determined

  • Abdominal fullness
  • black tarry stools
  • bleeding gums
  • bloating
  • blood in urine or stools
  • chills
  • constipation
  • darkened urine
  • fast heartbeat
  • fever
  • gaseous abdominal pain
  • general tiredness or weakness
  • indigestion
  • large, hive-like swelling on face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, sex organs
  • loss of appetite
  • light-colored stools
  • muscle cramps or spasms
  • muscular tenderness, wasting or weakness
  • nausea
  • pains in stomach, side or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  • pinpoint red spots on skin
  • recurrent fever
  • severe nausea
  • skin rash
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • upper right abdominal pain
  • vomiting
  • yellow eyes or skin

Some side effects of ezetimibe may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

  • Fever
  • headache
  • muscle pain
  • runny nose
  • sore throat

Less common

  • Back pain
  • body aches or pain
  • chest pain
  • chills
  • cold or flu-like symptoms
  • congestion
  • coughing
  • diarrhea
  • difficulty in moving
  • dizziness
  • dryness or soreness of throat
  • hoarseness
  • muscle pain or stiffness
  • pain in joints
  • pain or tenderness around eyes and cheekbones
  • shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  • stomach pain
  • stuffy nose
  • tender, swollen glands in neck
  • tightness of chest or wheezing
  • trouble in swallowing
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • voice changes

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to ezetimibe: oral tablet


The most frequently reported side effects were upper respiratory tract infection, diarrhea, arthralgia, sinusitis, and pain in extremity.


Common (1% to 10%): Abdominal pain, diarrhea, flatulence

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Dyspepsia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, nausea

Postmarketing reports: Pancreatitis, constipation


Postmarketing reports: Anaphylaxis


Common (1% to 10%): Arthralgia, pain in extremity

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Muscle spasms, neck pain

Postmarketing reports: Myalgia, myopathy, rhabdomyolysis


Common (1% to 10%): Upper respiratory tract infection, sinusitis

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Cough

Postmarketing reports: Dyspnea


Postmarketing reports: Hypersensitivity reaction


Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Gamma-glutamyltransferase increased, liver function test abnormal, AST/ALT increased

Postmarketing reports: Hepatitis, liver transaminases increased, cholelithiasis, cholecystitis


Postmarketing reports: Thrombocytopenia

Nervous system

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Dizziness

Postmarketing reports: Paresthesia, headache


Postmarketing reports: Depression


Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Hot flush, hypertension


Postmarketing reports: Angioedema, rash, urticaria, erythema multiforme


Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Appetite decreased


Common (1% to 10%): Fatigue, influenza

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Chest pain, pain, creatine phosphokinase increased

Postmarketing reports: Asthenia

Editorial References and Review

Medically reviewed by USARx EDITORIAL TEAM Last updated on 1/3/2022.

Source: Drugs.com Ezetimibe (www.drugs.com/ezetimibe.html).