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What are the possible side effects of Vytorin?

 

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See your doctor regularly to check your cholesterol level and to check for side effects. Your doctor may do blood tests to check your liver before you start taking Vytorin and during treatment.

In clinical studies patients reported the following common side effects while taking Vytorin: headache, muscle pain, and diarrhea.

See your doctor regularly to check your cholesterol level and to check for side effects. Your doctor may do blood tests to check your liver before you start taking Vytorin and during treatment.

In clinical studies patients reported the following common side effects while taking Vytorin: headache, muscle pain, and diarrhea.

The following side effects have been reported in general use with Vytorin or with ezetimibe or simvastatin tablets (tablets that contain the active ingredients of Vytorin):

  • Allergic reactions including swelling of the face, lips, tongue, and/or throat that may cause difficulty in breathing or swallowing (which may require treatment right away), rash, hives; raised red rash, sometimes with target-shaped lesions; joint pain; muscle pain; alterations in some laboratory blood tests; liver problems (sometimes serious); inflammation of the pancreas; nausea; dizziness; tingling sensation; depression; gallstones; inflammation of the gallbladder; trouble sleeping; poor memory.

Tell your doctor if you are having these or any other medical problems while on Vytorin. This is not a complete list of side effects. For a complete list, ask your doctor or pharmacist. See your doctor regularly to check your cholesterol level and to check for side effects. Your doctor may do blood tests to check your liver before you start taking Vytorin and during treatment.

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