Manufacturer: Teva Pharmaceuticals
Ezetimibe is used together with lifestyle changes (diet, weight loss, exercise) to lower the amount of cholesterol (a fatty substance) and other fats in the blood. It can be used alone or in combination with an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor. Ezetimibe is in a class of medications called cholesterol lowers. It works by preventing the absorption of cholesterol in the intestine.