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Brand name: Vytorin 10/10

Vytorin 10/10 is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) ezetimibe + simvastatin. On this page you will find out more about Vytorin 10/10, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: ezetimibe + simvastatin

Information for medicine and pack size:
Vytorin 10/10 uncoated tablet, 10

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

Adults (greater than or equal to 18 years) Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease VYTORIN is indicated in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) and a history of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) taking their maximum tolerated dose of simvastatin and in need of additional lowering of LDL-C in the expectation of a modest further reduction in the risk of cardiovascular events following at least one year of therapy (see Clinical Trials).,Primary Hypercholesterolaemia VYTORIN is indicated as adjunctive therapy to diet in patients with primary (heterozygous familial and non-familial) hypercholesterolaemia or mixed hyperlipidaemia where use of a combination product is appropriate: Patients not appropriately controlled with a statin or ezetimibe alone. Patients already treated with a statin and ezetimibe.,Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (HoFH) VYTORIN is indicated in patients with HoFH. Patients may also receive adjunctive treatments (e.g., LDL apheresis).,Children and Adolescents 10-17 years (pubertal status: boys Tanner Stage II and above and girls who are at least one year post-menarche),Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (HeFH) VYTORIN is indicated as adjunctive therapy to diet in adolescent patients (10-17 years old) with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia where use of a combination product is appropriate: Patients not appropriately controlled with a statin or ezetimibe alone Patients already treated with a statin and ezetimibe,Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (HoFH) VYTORIN is indicated in adolescent patients (10-17 years old) with HoFH. Patients may also receive adjunctive treatments (e.g., LDL apheresis).

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance White to off-white, capsule shaped, biconvex compressed tablet with "311" marked on the tablet

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Dosage Form Tablet, uncoated
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
10 Tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
30 Tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
5 Tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Blister Pack
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 18 Months
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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