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A drug, C24H21F2NO3, that inhibits the absorption of cholesterol from the intestine and is used to treat high cholesterol.

[ezet-, alteration of azet(idine), one of its constituents (az(o)- + -et(e), unsaturated heterocyclic compound suffix) + -imibe, cholesterol-lowering drug suffix (perhaps ultimately shortening and alteration of inhibitor).]
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n ezetimiba
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If you are taking Ezetrol (Ezetimide), you don't need to try to increase your sterol or stanol consumption.