Cholesterol Absorption Inhibitor
Effectiveness of Cholesterol Absorption Inhibitors
Who Are Cholesterol Absorption Inhibitors Recommended For?
In general, ezetimibe may be prescribed to:
- People with elevated LDL cholesterol who are not at treatment goal regardless of type of hypercholesterolemia.
- People who do not tolerate statins.
- People who cannot lower cholesterol with statins alone.
Not everyone can take ezetimibe such as women who are trying to conceive, pregnant, or nursing. Talk to your doctor to find out if cholesterol absorber inhibitor may be right for you.