Bile Acid Sequestrants

Nisha K. Patel, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, Paul A. Pham, Pharm.D.



  • Hypercholesterolemia: to prevent cardiovascular disease or its complications
  • Type 2 diabetes: as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults (colesevelam)
  • Relief of pruritus associated with partial biliary obstruction (cholestyramine)

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Last updated: July 4, 2020