i gave up smoking 10 weeks ago and have put a lot of weight on do thease tablets help you loose the weight,i saw my doctor today and has put me on thease as from today as im already on colestral tabletes .
9 May 2012
It is for high cholesterol. It works by preventing fats from absorbing into your blood stream. I can see where this might have a side effect of weight loss. Also, he may have felt you needed the added effect of this medication, along with the statin you're on, to lower your cholesterol. They are often used in combination.
- Ezetimibe Information for Consumers
- Ezetimibe Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Ezetimibe (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
My goal is to loose just 10 pounds. My doctor proscribed it to me because I gained to much weight from the birth control shot. can anyone help for ...
1 answer • 2 Jul 2009
I dont go to the bathroom like that because all i drink is water so, Im able to hold the water in more than usual, I'm going to try and take ...
2 answers • 18 May 2010
I'm on sertraline(125mg) and wellbutrin (100mg). My doc. just recently added wellbutrin. Sertraline was not helping much. I'm afraid to ...
2 answers • 3 Aug 2011
any success stories? I weight 104 before lexapro now I weight 127. How can I loose this weight?
3 answers • 5 Feb 2012
It was discontinued in January of 2014.
1 answer • 16 Sep 2014