EZETIMIBE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • headache

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • a common cold
    • gallstones

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • throat irritation
    • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
    • the flu
    • joint pain
    • backache
    • muscle pain
    • pain in the arms or legs
    • low energy
    • diarrhea
    • stomach cramps

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • decreased blood platelets
    • a disease with shrinking and weaker muscles called myopathy
    • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
    • inflammation of the gallbladder
    • acute inflammation of the pancreas
    • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
    • hives
    • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
    • a skin rash
    • abnormal liver function tests
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
    • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • depression
    • dizziness
    • nausea
    • a feeling of pins and needles on skin

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