Bile Acid Sequestrant Drugs
The bile acid sequestrant drugs are among the earliest class of medications used to lower cholesterol. They are seldom prescribed today because of their many side effects.
Medications in the bile acid sequestrant family include cholestyramine resin (Locholest, Prevalite, Questran, Questran Light) and colestipol hydrochloride (Colestid) among others.
Supplementation Likely Helpful
Bile acid sequestrants have been reported to impair the absorption of numerous nutrients, including
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