I used to take Zetia and after a year I started to get dizzy. I cannot lay on my back or right side, tilt my head back, etc. Dr . put me on Simvastatin, good for a year and now the same thing is happening. Do these two drugs have something in them that is causing this problem? Is there a cholesterol lowering drug that may be different than these two?
23 Apr 2010
Yes, there are other cholesterol lowering drugs that your doctor can prescribe for you.
See: http://www.drugs.com/condition/hyperlipidemia.html - click on the drug names for more detailed information.
Dizziness is a reported side-effect of Zetia but not of simvastatin.
See also: http://www.drugs.com/enc/high-blood-cholesterol-and-triglycerides.html
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