What is Ezetimibe?

Ezetimibe is acclimated calm with affairs changes (diet, weight-loss, exercise) to abate the bulk of cholesterol (a fat-like substance) and added blubbery substances in the blood. It may be acclimated abandoned or in aggregate with an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (statin). Ezetimibe is in a chic of medications alleged cholesterol-lowering medications. It works by preventing the assimilation of cholesterol in the intestine.

Buildup of cholesterol and fats forth the walls of the claret argosy (a action accepted as atherosclerosis) decreases claret flow, which decreases the oxygen accumulation to the heart, brain, and added locations of the body. Blurred claret levels of cholesterol and fats may advice abate this accretion and may abatement your affairs of developing affection altitude such as angina (chest pain), strokes, and affection attacks. Results of a analytic abstraction that compared humans who took ezetimibe and simvastatin with humans who took simvastatin abandoned begin that although the accumulation of humans demography ezetimibe and simvastatin had lower amounts of cholesterol in the blood, there was no aberration amid the two groups in the bulk of cholesterol and fat accretion on the abdomen of the claret argosy in the neck. It is not currently accepted why the added blurred of cholesterol levels in the claret did not advance to a greater abatement in cholesterol and fat accretion forth the walls of the claret argosy in humans demography ezetimibe and simvastatin. Further studies are underway to analyze analysis with ezetimibe and simvastatin to analysis with simvastatin abandoned to see if there is a aberration in the accident of developing affection disease. Talk to your doctor if you accept questions about the risks and allowances of alleviative added amounts of cholesterol in your claret with ezetimibe and added medications.

In accession to demography a cholesterol-lowering medication, authoritative assertive changes in your circadian habits can aswell lower your claret cholesterol levels. You should eat a diet that is low in saturated fat and cholesterol (see SPECIAL DIETARY); exercise 30 account on most, if not all, days; and lose weight if you are overweight.


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