COVID-19 SERVICE UPDATE – JULY 2021
Shipping Update

We are now seeing improvements in our shipping times. However, things are not yet back to normal and there are still some delays occurring. We will provide updates as the situation changes.

Our normal shipping time averages 1 - 2 weeks. Due to the pandemic, shipments may sometimes take an additional 2 – 4 weeks to arrive, depending on the source country of your order. Shipments from the United Kingdom and Canada are generally quicker than from other countries.

Please note that these times are averages and individual shipping times will vary. We highly recommend that you place your order at least 2 – 4 weeks or more ahead of your normal reorder time to avoid running out of your medication.

We offer a shipping guarantee when you place an order with us. If your order does not arrive within 6 weeks from the date it was shipped, we will re-ship your order to you at no additional cost.

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If you are experiencing increased hold times or are calling outside of these hours, please leave us a message or send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as we can. Due to increased demand on telephone networks worldwide, you may experience some intermittent connection problems. If this happens our agents will call you back.

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If you have any questions about any changes in our service please do not hesitate to contact us. Our staff are working tirelessly to ensure the timely fulfillment and delivery of all orders. The health and safety of our customers and staff is our highest priority and we remain committed to providing service at the highest level.

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Vytorin
(Ezetimibe/Simvastatin)

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Brand Name Choices

Vytorin 10/10mg
Vytorin 10/10mg

Ezetimibe/Simvastatin

Manufactured by Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd

Product of Australia

Dispensed by an international pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

Vytorin 10/20mg
Vytorin 10/20mg

Marketed as Inegy in United Kingdom

Ezetimibe/Simvastatin

Manufactured by Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

Parallel Import

Vytorin 10/40mg
Vytorin 10/40mg

Marketed as Inegy in United Kingdom

Ezetimibe/Simvastatin

Manufactured by Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

Parallel Import

Vytorin 10/80mg
Vytorin 10/80mg

Marketed as Inegy in United Kingdom

Ezetimibe/Simvastatin

Manufactured by MSD

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

Parallel Import

Vytorin 10/80mg
Vytorin 10/80mg

Ezetimibe/Simvastatin

Manufactured by MSD

Product of Australia

Dispensed by an international pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

More Brand Name Choices

Generic Choices

Ezetimibe/Simvastatin 10/10mg
Ezetimibe/Simvastatin 10/10mg

Marketed as Zimybe in New Zealand

Generic Equivalent of Vytorin 10/10mg

Manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals

Product of New Zealand

Dispensed by an international pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

Ezetimibe/Simvastatin 10/20mg
Ezetimibe/Simvastatin 10/20mg

Marketed as Zimybe in New Zealand

Generic Equivalent of Vytorin 10/20mg

Manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals

Product of New Zealand

Dispensed by an international pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

Ezetimibe/Simvastatin 10/40mg
Ezetimibe/Simvastatin 10/40mg

Marketed as Zimybe in New Zealand

Generic Equivalent of Vytorin 10/40mg

Manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals

Product of New Zealand

Dispensed by an international pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

Ezetimibe/Simvastatin 10/80mg
Ezetimibe/Simvastatin 10/80mg

Marketed as Zimybe in New Zealand

Generic Equivalent of Vytorin 10/80mg

Manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals

Product of New Zealand

Dispensed by an international pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

What Vytorin is and what it is used for

INEGY contains the active substances ezetimibe and simvastatin. INEGY is a medicine used to lower levels of total cholesterol, “bad” cholesterol (LDL cholesterol), and fatty substances called triglycerides in the blood. In addition, INEGY raises levels of “good” cholesterol (HDL cholesterol). INEGY works to reduce your cholesterol in two ways. The active ingredient ezetimibe reduces the cholesterol absorbed in your digestive tract. The active ingredient simvastatin belonging to the class of “statins” inhibits the production of the cholesterol your body makes by itself Cholesterol is one of several fatty substances found in the bloodstream. Your total cholesterol is made up mainly of LDL and HDL cholesterol. LDL cholesterol is often called “bad” cholesterol because it can build up in the walls of your arteries forming plaque. Eventually this plaque build-up can lead to a narrowing of the arteries. This narrowing can slow or block blood flow to vital organs such as the heart and brain. This blocking of blood flow can result in a heart attack or stroke. HDL cholesterol is often called “good” cholesterol because it helps keep the bad cholesterol from building up in the arteries and protects against heart disease. Triglycerides are another form of fat in your blood that may increase your risk for heart disease. INEGY is used for patients who cannot control their cholesterol levels by diet alone. You should stay on a cholesterol-lowering diet while taking this medicine. INEGY is used in addition to your cholesterol-lowering diet if you have:
• a raised cholesterol level in your blood (primary hypercholesterolaemia [heterozygous familial and non-familial]) or elevated fat levels in your blood (mixed hyperlipidaemia):
• that is not well controlled with a statin alone,
• for which you have used a statin and ezetimibe as separate tablets.

How to take Vytorin

Your doctor will determine the appropriate tablet strength for you, depending on your current treatment and your personal risk status. The tablets are not scored and should not be divided. Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
• Before starting INEGY, you should be on a diet to lower your cholesterol.
• You should keep on this cholesterol-lowering diet while taking INEGY. Adults: The dose is 1 tablet INEGY by mouth once a day. Use in adolescents (10 to 17 years of age): The dose is 1 tablet INEGY by mouth once a day (a maximum dose of 10 mg/40 mg once daily must not be exceeded). The INEGY 10 mg/80 mg dose is only recommended for adult patients with very high cholesterol levels and at high risk of heart disease problems who have not reached their cholesterol goal on lower doses. Take INEGY in the evening. You can take it with or without food. If your doctor has prescribed INEGY along with another medicine for lowering cholesterol containing the active ingredient colestyramine or any other bile acid sequestrant, you should take INEGY at least 2 hours before or 4 hours after taking the bile acid sequestrant. If you take more INEGY than you should:
• Please contact your doctor or pharmacist. If you forget to take INEGY:
• Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten tablet, just take your normal amount of INEGY at the usual time the next day. If you stop taking INEGY:
• Talk to your doctor or pharmacist because your cholesterol may rise again. If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Possible side effects

Like all medicines, INEGY can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them (see Section 2, What you need to know before you take INEGY). The following common side effects were reported (may affect up to 1 in 10 people):
• muscle aches,
• elevations in laboratory blood tests of liver (transaminases) and/or muscle (CK) function. The following uncommon side effects were reported (may affect up to 1 in 100 people):
• elevations in blood tests of liver function; elevations in blood uric acid; elevations in the time it takes for blood to clot; protein in urine; weight decreased,
• dizziness; headache; tingling sensation,
• abdominal pain; indigestion; flatulence; nausea; vomiting; abdominal bloating; diarrhoea; dry mouth; heartburn,
• rash; itching; hives,
• joint pain; muscle pain, tenderness, weakness or spasms; neck pain; pain in arms and legs; back pain,
• unusual tiredness or weakness; feeling tired; chest pain; swelling, especially in the hands and feet,
• sleep disorder; trouble sleeping. Additionally, the following side effects have been reported in people taking either INEGY or medicines containing the active ingredients ezetimibe or simvastatin:
• low red blood cell count (anaemia); reduction in blood cell counts, which may cause bruising/bleeding (thrombocytopaenia),
• numbness or weakness of the arms and legs; poor memory, memory loss, confusion,
• breathing problems including persistent cough and/or shortness of breath or fever,
• constipation,
• inflammation of the pancreas often with severe abdominal pain,
• inflammation of the liver with the following symptoms: yellowing of the skin and eyes, itching, dark coloured urine or pale coloured stool, feeling tired or weak, loss of appetite; liver failure; gallstones or inflammation of the gallbladder (which may cause abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting),
• hair loss; raised red rash, sometimes with target-shaped lesions (erythema multiforme),
• hypersensitivity reactions including some of the following: allergic reactions including swelling of the face, lips, tongue and/or throat which may cause difficulty in breathing or swallowing and requires treatment immediately (angioedema), pain or inflammation of the joints, inflammation of blood vessels, unusual bruising, skin eruptions and swelling, hives, skin sensitivity to the sun, fever, flushing, shortness of breath and feeling unwell, lupus-like disease picture (including rash, joint disorders, and effects on white blood cells). A serious very rare allergic reaction (which may affect up to 1 in 10000 people) may occur that causes difficulty in breathing or dizziness and requires immediate treatment (anaphylaxis).
• muscle pain, tenderness, weakness or cramps; muscle breakdown; tendon problems, sometimes complicated by rupture of the tendon,
• decreased appetite,
• hot flush; high blood pressure,
• pain,
• erectile dysfunction,
• depression,
• alterations in some laboratory blood tests for liver function. Additional possible side effects reported with some statins:
• sleep disturbances, including nightmares,
• sexual difficulties,
• diabetes. This is more likely if you have high levels of sugars and fats in your blood, are overweight and have high blood pressure. Your doctor will monitor you while you are taking this medicine,
• muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness that is constant that may not go away after stopping INEGY (frequency not known). Contact your doctor immediately if you experience unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness. This is because on rare occasions, muscle problems can be serious, including muscle breakdown resulting in kidney damage; and very rare deaths have occurred.

Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store . By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine

How to Store Vytorin

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
• Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton or container after [EXP].
• Do not store INEGY Tablets above 30°C. Blisters: Store in the original package in order to protect from moisture and light. Bottles: Keep bottles tightly closed in order to protect from moisture and light. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.

Fast Shipping

2 to 3 weeks on average

The average shipping time is 2 weeks in North America and 4 weeks internationally. We offer free shipping on all orders shipped to North America. Shipping is a flat rate of $20.00 for all other countries.

Price Match Guarantee

If you have been prescribed medication by your doctor and cannot afford the high price at your local pharmacy, Medix Pharmacy is the solution for you. All orders are backed with a price match and satisfaction guarantee.

Your Trusted Pharmacy Referral Service

Medix Pharmacy is an international pharmacy referral service. With a network of licensed pharmacy partners in Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, we are able to help you lower the costs of your medications.

Our pharmacy partners are all thoroughly vetted and qualified to ensure that the medication you receive is cost effective, safe and effective. Because we only work with licensed pharmacies, you can rest assured that your medication is safe, effective, and genuine.

  • Free standard delivery to your door, to any international address
  • Option to add Tracked Deliveries
  • Handy reminders to re-order so you do not run out
  • Professional & Knowledgeable Customer Services Team
  • Save time, with no need for repeated trips to your physician or local drugstore

With a dedicated customer service team, free standard shipping, and a record of providing significant saving for our customers, we believe that you do not need to compromise quality or safety in your search for value.

If you are unable to find your prescribed medicine on our website, please fill out the form below and we will confirm pricing and availability within 1 business day. You may also call us at 1-866-500-6633 and one of our patient care representatives will be happy to assist you.