What is ezetimibe (generic Zetia)?
Ezetimibe is a prescription medication used to reduce high levels of cholesterol in the blood. It works by blocking the absorption of cholesterol from the intestines, which helps lower LDL ("bad") cholesterol levels. Additionally, it can help to raise HDL ("good") cholesterol levels.
Ezetimibe is available under the brand name Zetia and comes in the form of a tablet to take by mouth.