Review: Zetia and Grapefruit drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Zetia and Grapefruit. It is created by eHealthMe based on 3 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Zetia (latest outcomes from 23,989 users) has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Grapefruit (latest outcomes from 78 users) has active ingredients of grapefruit.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 3 people who reported to have interactions when taking Zetia, Grapefruit are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Zetia (ezetimibe)
- Grapefruit (grapefruit)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Zetia, Grapefruit:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Non-cardiac Chest Pain (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus)||3|
|Nightmare (unpleasant dream)||2|
|Gastritis (inflammation of stomach)||2|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Zetia, Grapefruit:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Myocardial ischaemia
- Cardiovascular event prophylaxis
- Smoking cessation therapy
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Zetia (ezetimibe) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Zetia is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By MaryKay: I have ibs, diabetes, dizziness and balance problems and sciatica. my doctor has just prescribed medrol for me for my sciatica and spinal stenosis. is this going to be ok for me?
I have been suffering from IBS since July 15. I am not on anything for it now because I tried taking Bentyl and it made me SO DIZZY I couldn't take it. I went on line and found "helpforibs.com" and it has helped me a lot. Anyway, I now have some sciatica and some problems with some neuropathy and ...
- By Florida: What interactions have been reported while taking lisinopri 5lmg; amlodipine besylate 5mg; and matopril tartrate 25mg
trying to determine if the above list of drugs are safely taken on a daily bases and if any interact causing adverse symptoms. recently had severe episodes of chest pain,test resulted in no heart attack or pulmonary embolism. Am concerned medications could be causing my symptoms
- By Dean: Can i take garcinia cambogia while taking zetia
injured my foot and gained weight , just got out of a cast and want to take this garcinia cambogia to help loose the 10 extra pounds I put on , but did not know if it was safe to take with zetia
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- By voisin: Diarrhea for 4 years on ezetimibe
Had diarrhea for four years which stopped within 8 weeks of stopping the medication.
- By satie: Mouth ulceration in cozaar
For painful mouth ulcers caused either by my blood pressure drug, Losartan, or my cholesterol med, Zetia, I rinsed my mouth with warm salt water. The ulcers are healed. I have other side effects but both these drugs cause similar symptoms it's impossible to tell which is causing certain side effects ...
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