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Bempedoicacid/ezetimibe: 7 things you should know

Medically reviewed by Carmen Pope, BPharm. Last updated on Nov 20, 2023.

1. How it works

2. Upsides

3. Downsides

If you are between the ages of 18 and 60, take no other medication or have no other medical conditions, side effects you are more likely to experience include:

Note: In general, seniors or children, people with certain medical conditions (such as liver or kidney problems, heart disease, diabetes, seizures) or people who take other medications are more at risk of developing a wider range of side effects. View complete list of side effects

4. Bottom Line

5. Tips

6. Response and effectiveness

7. Interactions

Medicines that interact with bempedoic acid/ezetimibe may either decrease its effect, increase its side effects, or change how other medicines work. An interaction between two medications does not always mean that you must stop taking one of the medications; however, sometimes it does. Speak to your doctor or pharmacist about how drug interactions should be managed.

No specific drug interaction studies have been conducted with bempedoic acid/ezetimibe in combination. The following are interactions that have been reported with either bempedoic acid or ezetimibe:

Note that this list is not all-inclusive and includes only common medications that may interact with bempedoic acid/ezetimibe. Refer to the prescribing information for bempedoic acid/ezetimibe for a complete list of interactions.


Further information

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use bempedoicacid/ezetimibe only for the indication prescribed.

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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