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There are 2 sources of cholesterol. Food Family. & Only VYTORIN treats both. Copyright © Merck/Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals, 2009. All rights reserved. 20951867(3)(513)-VYT VYTORIN and ZETIA are registered trademarks of MSP Singapore Company, LLC. Other brands listed are the trademarks of their respective owners and are not trademarks of MSP Singapore Company, LLC. It's important to eat healthy and stay active, but when that's not enough, talk to your doctor about treating the 2 sources of cholesterol with VYTORIN. VYTORIN contains two cholesterol medicines, Zetia (ezetimibe) and Zocor (simvastatin), in a single tablet. VYTORIN is the only product that helps block cholesterol that comes from food and reduces the cholesterol your body makes naturally, based on family history. And VYTORIN can dramatically lower your bad cholesterol 45%--60%. (Average effect depending on dose; 52% at the usual starting dose.) VYTORIN contains two cholesterol medicines, Zetia (ezetimibe) and Zocor (simvastatin), in a single tablet. VYTORIN has not been shown to reduce heart attacks or strokes more than Zocor alone. Ask your doctor if VYTORIN is right for you. Or, to learn more, call 1-877-VYTORIN or visit vytorin.com. Important Risk Information About VYTORIN: VYTORIN is a prescription tablet and isn't right for everyone, including women who are nursing or pregnant or who may become pregnant, and anyone with liver problems. Unexplained muscle pain or weakness could be a sign of a rare but serious side effect and should be reported to your doctor right away. VYTORIN may interact with other medicines or certain foods, increasing your risk of getting this serious side effect. So tell your doctor about any other medications you are taking. Your doctor may do simple blood tests before and during treatment with VYTORIN to check for liver problems. Side effects included headache, muscle pain, and diarrhea.You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088. Please read the more detailed information about VYTORIN on the adjacent page. To find out if you qualify, call 1-800-347-7503.