Vytorin is a popular drug that is known for its abilities to lower the patient’s blood cholesterol levels by blocking the organism’s production of cholesterol and by reducing the amount of fat that is absorbed by the organism. This medicine reduces the patient’s LDL (a certain form of cholesterol that is also known as “bad cholesterol”) levels. A treatment with this product is able to reduce the patient’s risk of developing hardened arteries (a medical condition that can sometimes lead to stroke, heart attack or circulation problems).
Vytorin is a popular medicine that is generally prescribed to patients who need to raise their “good cholesterol” levels, but also lower their “bad cholesterol” levels. However, this medicine might also be used for some other purposes that have not been mentioned here.
Vytorin is a medicine that should be accompanied by exercise, diet and weight control. Your blood cholesterol; levels might not improve during the first 2 weeks of treatment with this drug. However, you must not stop taking this medicine without first consulting it with your personal physician. During your treatment with this medicine you should undergo regular blood tests in order to check your blood cholesterol levels. You should avoid missing any of your appointments with your personal health care provider.
A treatment with this drug is known to cause severe birth defects. Therefore, if you are pregnant or if you think that you might become pregnant soon, you should not start taking Vytorin. During your treatment with this drug you should use a proper form of birth control (such as condoms, diaphragm, birth control pills, etc). It has not been clearly determined whether this medicine’s main ingredients are able to pass into the patient’s milk flow or not. If you are currently nursing an infant you should ask your personal health care provider if you may start taking this product. Do not give this medicine to a child that is younger than 10 years old without a pediatrician’s consent.
Some patients who have followed a treatment with Vytorin have developed a rare medical condition that might lead to kidney problems (such as kidney failure). If you start experiencing unusual muscle tenderness or pain, dark colored urine, flu symptoms or fever you should alert your personal health care provider as soon as possible.
You must not start taking this drug without your physician’s approval if you are suffering from known allergies to any of Vytorin’s ingredients (ezetimibe or simvastatin) or if you are suffering from kidney disorders, diabetes, muscle disorders or underactive thyroid. You might not be allowed to start taking this medicine or your might have to take in a lower dose of this drug.
Vytorin Intake Guidelines
Ask your personal health care provider to tell you exactly how to take Vytorin. Do not deviate from any of your physician’s instructions. If you fail to understand some of them, you should read the drug’s label for further information. This medicine is regularly taken in either on a full or on an empty stomach. If you have a sensitive stomach you should try accompanying your doses of Vytorin with milk or food. It is recommended to take your doses of Vytorin at the same time daily. This product should be stored at the average room temperature, away from heat and moisture. Do not keep Vytorin in the bathroom or anywhere near the kitchen sink.
Ask your personal health care provider to tell you the correct dose of Vytorin that you should take in, in order to get the best results from your treatment with this medicine.
If you suspect that you might be experiencing an overdose with Vytorin you should seek immediate medical care. Although an overdose with this medicine is not known to trigger any life-threatening symptoms you should alert your personal physician and your local poison control centre as soon as possible.
Vytorin Missed Dose
If you miss one of your doses of Vytorin you should take it as soon as possible. If it is time for another dose, skip the one that you have missed and proceed with your regular dosing schedule. It is forbidden to take extra doses of this drug without your doctor’s approval.
Vytorin Side Effects
If you experience any symptoms of an allergic reaction to this medicine you should seek emergency medical attention. You ought to stop your treatment with Vytorin and alert your doctor at once if you have any of these severe side effects:
You may continue your treatment with Vytorin, but you should alert your physician as soon as possible if you experience any of these less dangerous, but more common side effects:
Vytorin Drug Reactions
During your treatment with Vytorin you should avoid taking any of the following drugs:
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