Also known as Ezetimibe, Zetia is used to lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood.
Be sure to tell your doctor of any allergies you have whether it is to medication or food, preservatives, or dyes. Tell your doctor immediately if you are, or become pregnant, or are breastfeeding, as it is unknown how Zetia may affect your baby. Also, tell your doctor of any other medications you are taking, including vitamins and supplements, and any medical conditions you may have.
It is very important that you take this medicine exactly as your doctor tells you to. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember, but never take more than one dose per day.
Contact your doctor right away if you notice any of the following: 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 and weakness; indigestion; large, hive-like swelling on face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, sex organs; light-colored stools; loss of appetite; muscle cramps and 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.
ZESTORETIC(Lisinopril and Hydrochlorothiazide) combines an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, lisinopril, and a diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide. ZESTORETIC is available for oral use in three tablet combinations of lisinopril with hydrochlorothiazide: ZESTORETIC 10-12.5 containing 10 mg lisinopril and 12.5 mg hydrochlorothiazide; ZESTORETIC 20-12.5 containing 20 mg lisinopril and 12.5 mg hydrochlorothiazide; and, ZESTORETIC 20-25 containing 20 mg lisinopril and 25 mg hydrochloro-thiazide.
10-12.5 Tablets - calcium phosphate, magnesium stearate, mannitol, red ferric oxide, starch, yellow ferric oxide.
20-12.5 Tablets - calcium phosphate, magnesium stearate, mannitol, starch.
20-25 Tablets - calcium phosphate, magnesium stearate, mannitol, red ferric oxide, starch, yellow ferric oxide.
Zestoretic has the following structural formula: