Sunday, February 06, 2005

Association of Ezetrol (ezetimibe) with myalgia, rhabdomyolysis, hepatitis, pancreatitis, and thrombocytopenia

From Health Canada:
Merck Frosst/Schering Pharmaceuticals, in consultation with Health Canada, would like to inform patients of updated safety information for Ezetrol® (ezetimibe), a medication used to help lower blood cholesterol. Ezetrol® (ezetimibe) is sometimes used together with statins or other cholesterol-lowering medications.
Public Advisory
For Health Care Professionals

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