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  • One of them it to prescribe a drug called Zetia, which is kind of a sister drug to another drug called Vytorin; and millions of people take those drugs.

    CNN Transcript Nov 16, 2009

  • They don't always do everything so doctors sometimes, in addition to the statin, will prescribe a drug called Zetia, which is kind of like Vytorin, very popular, very expensive.

    CNN Transcript Nov 16, 2009

  • The study is likely to fuel the debate over the companies 'handling of Vytorin and its sister drug Zetia, which is also sold separately.

    Solo drug as good as cholesterol combo

  • Ezetimibe (made by Schering-Plough and still on patent as the brand name Zetia) was approved in 2002 for use with a statin to achieve additional small reductions in LDL cholesterol, compared to just the statin alone.

    Zetia: Down for the count?

  • Ezetimibe made by Schering-Plough and still on patent as the brand name Zetia was approved in 2002 for use with a statin to achieve additional small reductions in LDL cholesterol, compared to just the statin alone.

    Zetia: Down for the count?

  • Vytorin combines ezetimibe, known as Zetia, and the statin Zocor.

    Medical Journal Raises

  • However, by pairing a relatively low dose of the statin Zocor with Zetia, the team hoped to achieve the same LDL-lowering effect while using a much lower dose of a statin.

    CDC: Most U.S. kids get recommended vaccines

  • Vytorin is a combination of Zetia (ezetimibe) and the statin Zocor (simvastatin).

    CDC: Most U.S. kids get recommended vaccines

  • Cholesterol drug Zetia had sales of $582 million, up 9%.

    Merck's Profit Soars on Lower Charges

  • Since then, clinical trials have raised questions about whether adding Zetia to simvastatin is any better than simvastatin alone at preventing heart attacks and other cardiovascular outcomes.

    Pfizer Tries to Block Merck Lipitor-Zetia Pill

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