EZETIMIBE (ZETIA®) DOSING

All dosing is for ADULTS unless otherwise specified
PRICING INFO


Drug Dosage form Dosing Generic/Price Food / Other
Ezetimibe

Zetia®
Tablet
  • 10 mg
High cholesterol
  • 10 mg once daily
  • See precautions for dosing in kidney and liver disease
YES/$ FOOD
  • May take without regard to food

OTHER

  • COMBINATION PRODUCT WITH STATINS

Drug Dosage form Dosing Generic/Price Food/Other
Liptruzet®

ezetimibe + atorvastatin
Ezetimibe - Atorvastatin
  • 10 mg - 10 mg
  • 10 mg - 20 mg
  • 10 mg - 40 mg
  • 10 mg - 80 mg
High cholesterol
  • Starting: 10/10 - 10/20 mg once daily
  • Maintenance: 10/10 - 10/80 mg once daily
  • Max: 10/80 mg once daily
  • For patients requiring > 55% LDL reduction, recommended starting dose is 10/40 mg/day
NO/$$$$ FOOD
  • May take without regard to food

OTHER
  • Do not crush, cut, or chew tablets

Drug Dosage form Dosing Generic/Price Food/Other
Vytorin®

ezetimibe + simvastatin
Ezetimibe - Simvastatin
  • 10 mg - 10 mg
  • 10 mg - 20 mg
  • 10 mg - 40 mg
  • 10 mg - 80 mg
High cholesterol
  • Starting: 10/10 - 10/20 mg once daily in the evening
  • Maintenance: 10/10 - 10/40 mg once daily in the evening
  • Max: 10/40 mg once daily
  • For patients requiring > 55% LDL reduction, recommended starting dose is 10/40 mg/day
  • Due to increased risk of myopathy, the 10/80 mg dose should be restricted to patients who have been taking 10/80 mg chronically (> 12 months) without evidence of muscle toxicity
YES/$$ FOOD
  • May take without regard to food

OTHER