half a tablet of Zetia or Vytorin to save money

We're getting questions on whether patients can take half a tablet of Zetia or Vytorin to save money.

Merck selected a starting dose of Zetia (ezetimibe) 10 mg because it's effective for a greater number of people than 5 mg.

But 5 mg of Zetia works almost as well as a full dose.

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