Atorvastatin/Ezetimibe Oral Tablet
To lower high fat levels in blood.
Swallow the medicine without crushing or chewing it.
Keep the medicine in its original container.
This medicine may be taken with or without food.
Store at room temperature away from heat, light, and moisture. Do not keep in the bathroom.
Discard any unused medicine after 30 days.
Avoid grapefruit juice while on this medicine.
It may take several weeks for this medicine to fully work.
It is important that you keep taking each dose of this medicine on time even if you are feeling well.
If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal schedule. Do not take 2 doses at one time.
Drug interactions can change how medicines work or increase risk for side effects. Tell your health care providers about all medicines taken. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medicine.
Tell your doctor if symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.
This medicine may cause higher blood sugar levels or diabetes. Please follow your doctor's instructions and check your blood sugar level regularly while on this medicine.
Keep all appointments for medical exams and tests while on this medicine.
Do not take the medicine more than once during 24 hours.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.
This medicine is associated with a rare but very serious medical condition. Please speak with your doctor about symptoms you should look out for while on this medicine. Notify your doctor immediately if you develop those symptoms.
Some patients taking this medicine have experienced serious side effects. Please speak with your doctor to understand the risks and benefits associated with this medicine.
This medicine may cause damage to your muscles. Please call your doctor immediately if you notice any unusual pain or weakness in your muscles.
This medicine is associated with a rare, but serious problem of the liver. Speak to your doctor about the early signs of liver problems and the benefits and risks of using this medicine.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
If you drink more than a few alcoholic beverages each day, ask your doctor whether you should be on this medicine.
Contact your doctor if you notice a change in the amount or darkening of your urine.
Call the doctor if there are any signs of confusion or unusual changes in behavior.
Do not breastfeed while on this medicine.
During pregnancy, this medicine should be used only when clearly needed. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits.
If you think you might possibly be pregnant, stop taking this medicine immediately and contact your doctor.
Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.
Always refill this medicine before it runs out.
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- severe or persistent abdominal pain
- kidney problems
- signs of liver damage (such as yellowing of eye or skin, dark urine, or unusual tiredness)
- memory problems or loss
- muscle pain or weakness
- unusual or unexplained tiredness or weakness
- dark urine
- severe or persistent vomiting
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
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IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it. Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions. Always follow their advice.
There is a more complete description of this medicine available in English. Scan this code on your smartphone or tablet or use the web address below. You can also ask your pharmacist for a printout. If you have any questions, please ask your pharmacist.
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