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Ezetimibe / Simvastatin

Ezetimibe/simvastatin (Vytorin) is an expensive drug used to lower cholesterol. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. A generic version of Vytorin may become available in 2017. It is covered by some Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. Compare cholesterol absorption inhibitor / statin combinations.
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Stop Wasting Your Money: 10 Expensive Drugs That May Not Be Worth It

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 29, 2015

The most expensive prescriptions are usually the best, right?

That’s what many people think, but it isn’t always the case—not even close. There are many inexpensive drugs out there that work just as well for treating everything from arthritis to depression, and some even have fewer side effects than their high-cost counterparts.

In 2013, pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts estimated that the United States wasted $418 billion on “bad medication-related decisions”—with $55. See More

RIP Non-Statin Cholesterol Meds

Dr. Sharon Orrange - November 19, 2013

Guidelines change the way we practice medicine. This is a good thing because sweeping guidelines are based on interpretations of years of good strong studies. The new cholesterol guidelines place the burden of lowering LDL cholesterol on statin drugs because they work.

Lowering LDL cholesterol is now not just about chasing a number (70, 100, 130) but about lowering yours by 25-50% if you meet the indications for treatment. See More

Hear Ye Hear Ye! Are the New Cholesterol Recommendations the Game-Changer of 2013?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - November 15, 2013

For the first time in a decade, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have made new recommendations for who we treat with statins for high cholesterol and toward what goal. The new guidelines are different. Here is what you need to know:

 •  Gone are the recommended LDL cholesterol targets, specifically those that ask physicians to treat patients with cardiovascular disease to less than 100 or the optional goal of less than 70. See More

Meet Liptruzet! A New Combination Cholesterol Drug

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 14, 2013

Liptruzet is a new player in the cholesterol lowering game making an appearance as the second combination of Zetia (ezetimibe) and a statin drug—in this case, atorvastatin (Lipitor). Liptruzet is the combination of the active ingredient of Zetia called ezetimibe (not a statin) mixed with the well known statin atorvastatin, and will be used to lower LDL cholesterol. Vytorin, a combination of ezetimibe and simvastatin, was released in 2004. See More

Can Your Cholesterol Medication Cause a Fuzzy Head?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - March 20, 2012

For years, many of you taking statins to lower your cholesterol have complained of a fuzzy head and less clear thinking. Statins are among the most prescribed medications in the US, including simvastatin (Zocor), atorvastatin (Lipitor), pravastatin (Pravachol), and Crestor (rosuvastatin).

While studies have not shown statins to cause memory impairment, the FDA decided to listen to patients and add a warning on the label of statin drugs. See More

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