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  • n. Plural form of sequestrant.

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Examples

  • I would like to clarify a couple of points, though: 1. The AAP guidelines, unlike the AHA guidelines, do not specify that statins should be first-line therapy i.e., instead of ezetimibe or bile acid sequestrants.

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  • Clinical trials have shown reduced cardiovascular events with the use of bile acid sequestrants, either as monotherapy or in combination with other agents.

  • Compared with conventional bile acid sequestrants, colesevelam has enhanced specificity, greater affinity, and higher capacity for binding bile acids, due to its polymer structure engineered for bile acid sequestration.

  • These medications decrease the activity of vitamin D. Bile acid sequestrants (Cholestyramine, Colestipol) are a class of drugs used to lower cholesterol levels.

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  • The cholesterol-lowering medications referred to as bile acid sequestrants (including cholestyramine and colestipol) lower blood levels of carotenoids, including lycopene.

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  • Some cholesterol-lowering drugs that work by tying up bile acids (called bile acid sequestrants) can also reduce absorption of vitamin K.

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  • Current guidelines suggest using bile acid sequestrants, nicotinic acid, and fibric acids as add-on therapy for patients who don't achieve desired lipid control on maximum tolerated doses of statins.

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  • In this post, you mentioned both statins and fibrates, but I am not sure I’ve ever read you mention bile acid sequestrants BAS such as Questran or Welchol.

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  • The cholesterol-lowering medications referred to as bile acid sequestrants (Cholestyramine,

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