What is the role of bile acid sequestrants in the treatment of hypertriglyceridemia (high triglyceride levels)?

Updated: Jul 23, 2021
  • Author: Mary Ellen T Sweeney, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Answer

Bile acid sequestrants are usually avoided, because these agents increase triglycerides. Ezetimibe should be considered only for lowering LDL-C levels.


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