Zetia (ezetimibe) is used either alone or with other drugs, along with a low cholesterol/low fat diet, to help lower cholesterol in the blood. Reducing cholesterol helps prevent strokes and heart attacks. Ezetimibe works by reducing the amount of cholesterol your body absorbs from your diet.
Generic Zetia may also be marketed as: Ezedoc, Ezetrol, Ezetimibe.
*Zetia® is a registered trademark of Merck.