Vytorin

Active Ingredient(s): Ezetimibe + Simvastatin
FDA Approved: * July 23, 2004
Pharm Company: * MSP SINGAPORE
Category: Cholesterol

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Vytorin Overview

Ezetimibe/simvastatin is a drug combination used for the treatment of dyslipidemia. It is a combination of ezetimibe (known as Zetia in the United States and Ezetrol elsewhere) and the statin drug simvastatin (known as Zocor in the U.S.). Ezetimibe reduces blood cholesterol by acting at the brush border of the small intestine and inhibiting the absorption of cholesterol, leading to a decrease in the delivery of intestinal cholesterol to the liver. Simvastatin is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vytorin

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pill identifition

small, white, oblong,pill with the numbers312 ## White oblong pill reading L312 on one side, blank on the other. What is this? ## A tablet with just the marking 312 is listed by Physicians Total Care as being a 10/20mg Vytorin tablet, which is most commonly used to treat high cholesterol. NDC code: 54868-5187 Inactive ingredients may contain: butylated hydroxyanisole citric acid monohydrate croscarmellose sodium hypromelloses lactose monohydrate magnesium stearate propyl gallate microcrystalline cellulose But they may vary, depending on manufacturing facility. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including dizziness, headache, nausea, and joint/muscle aches. Is there anything else I can help with?

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white round pill imprint 315

it is an oblong oval shape, about as close to the standard pill form you can get. the top and bottom are slighty rounded and the sides are straight. the only imprint it has is a 315 on it, back side is blank. ## Physician's Total Care lists this tablet as being a Vytorin tablet, it contains the active ingredients ezetimibe, and simvastatin. It is most commonly used to lower cholesterol. NDC code: 54868-5259 The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, headache, and joint/muscle aches. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Zytorin

lower cholesterol ## Are you possibly seeking information on Vytorin? It contains Ezetimibe and Simvastatin, it is most commonly used to help treat high cholesterol. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and joint/muscle aches. Are you on any other medications?

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vylorin

white oblong pill with 311 stamped on it. what is it? ## I think you have Vytorin a cholestorol reducer ## I have to agree with Susie, it is manufactured by Merck and Company. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, joint/muscle ache, and headache. Does anyone else recognize this tablet?

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watson 312 round pill

Round white pill and the pharmacy doesn't know what it is ## Hi Kelly, The only white pill I'm finding marked with "312" happens to be oblong in shape and not round, as you described it. This particular pill is identified as Vytorin (ezetimibe 10mg + simvastatin 20mg), which is prescribed for high cholesterol. For verification, it's National Drug Code is 66582-0312 and the manufacturer is Merck & Company. Also the size of this tablet is reported to be approximately 11.00 mm. Another close match is a white round pill marked with "512" as opposed to 312. It happens to have a score line on the back side and is identified as generic Acetaminophen 325mg + Oxycodone 5mg; used for moderate to severe pain. This is manufactured by Mallinckrodt and has a National D...

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Off with the fairies

I have had raised cholesterol for years and was changed to Vytorin about 12 months ago. I am now on 10/80. I have been under a neurologist for years about "unexplained white matter" on my brain. For the past few months when med was raised, I have had tingling in arms legs and down the side of my face. I feel very unbalanced and "off with the fairies" at times and know that I am just not right. Thinking and memory has been effected. I am now looking at medication (Vytorin) and have stopped taking it to see if these symptoms improve. Is there anybody else out there who has experienced the same symptoms on these meds.? I am at my wits end ## Hello, Marg! How are you? Those can be side effects of Vytorin, as reported by the FDA. You may also experience nausea, dizziness, hea...

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can vytorin 10 40 be cut half

Dr.wants to cut my Vytorin 10-40 in half can this be ok ? ## Hello, Joe! How are you? Yes, if your doctor has instructed you to do so, that's fine. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache and joint/muscle aches. Is there anything else I can help with? ## No, that all I needed to know, thank you

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Vytorin 10/80 oblong white pill marked 315: ok to cut these pills in half?

Is it ok to cut the Vytorin 10/80 pill (marked 315) in half? I would like to try half the dosage for two months and then see what my corresponding blood lab reading show insofar as potential changes in my cholesterol levels. Is it ok to cut this Vytorin 10/80 pill (marked 315) in half? ## Hello, GaryH! How are you? This isn't a time released tablet, so unless the pharmacy or your doctor has instructed you not to do so, it isn't a problem. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and joint/muscle aches. Is there anything else I can help with?

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white caplet 313 on one side

Need to know the drug name and what is prescribed for ## This is a Vytorin tablet, it contains 10mgs of Ezetimibe and 40mgs of Simvastatin, it's most commonly used to help lower cholesterol. Learn more Vytorin details here. It may cause some problematic side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, severe headaches and joint/muscle aches. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thank you so much. I was wondering since I put them up to save them. You have been very helpful. Thanks cookie

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white round pill 312

I found a small round white pill marked with 312 on one side and the other side blank. I believe it to be a muscle relaxer. Can't find anything on any website. Does anybody have any clue what this could be? ## Hi tommyboy, The only white pill I'm finding marked with "312" on one side and blank on the other, happens to be oblong in shape and not round, as you described it. This particular pill is identified as Vytorin (ezetimibe 10mg + simvastatin 20mg), which is used in the treatment of high cholesterol. Manufacturer: Merck & Company Inc. National? Drug Code (NDC): 66582-0312 Size: 11.00 mm Another possible match I found is a white round pill marked with "512" as opposed to 312. This one happens to have a score line on the back side and is identified as gener...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ezetimibe + Simvastatin
  • Tablet: 10mg + 10mg, 10mg + 20mg, 10mg + 40mg, 10mg + 80mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Vytorin: (15 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 21695-325 Vytorin 10/20 Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-339 Vytorin 10/40 Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-827 Vytorin 10/80 Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 49999-957 Vytorin 10/20 Oral Tablet by Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 49999-958 Vytorin 10/40 Oral Tablet by Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 54868-5187 Vytorin 10/20 Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-5189 Vytorin 10/40 Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-5250 Vytorin 10/10 Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-5259 Vytorin 10/80 Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 55289-280 Vytorin 10/40 Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 55289-520 Vytorin 10/80 Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 66582-311 Vytorin 10/10 Oral Tablet by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  • 66582-312 Vytorin 10/20 Oral Tablet by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  • 66582-313 Vytorin 10/40 Oral Tablet by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  • 66582-315 Vytorin 10/80 Oral Tablet by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

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