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Generic Zetia

Ezetimibe (Zetia) is an expensive drug used to lower blood cholesterol for patients who are at risk of getting heart disease or a stroke. It is only for patients whose cholesterol level is not controlled by diet. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand versions. Generic ezetimibe is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. Compare cholesterol absorption inhibitors.
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Generic Zetia for High Cholesterol Now Available

The GoodRx Pharmacist - January 10, 2017

For some people, high cholesterol can be passed down through the family, and for others, diet can cause higher than normal cholesterol levels.

Whatever the reason, we have some good news for those of you taking the expensive cholesterol medication Zetia! As of December 12th, 2016 the FDA approved ezetimibe, a less expensive generic to Zetia, and it is in pharmacies now.

What is Zetia (ezetimibe) indicated for?

Zetia (ezetimibe) is prescribed in combination with a proper diet for the treatment of high cholesterol. See More

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