Bile acid

What is Bile acid?

It is the acid found in the bile of animals. They aid in fat absorption and modulate cholesterol levels.

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I have been treated as having IBS for many years.
Recently I have found out that I have type 3 biliary acid malabsorbtion.
Is this a common...

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Brief Answer:
Type 3 bile acid absorption may occur secondary to IBS

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My name is Dr Muhammad Ali Rauf & i will look into your...

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Is colestipol Microni a statin drug? If so, what are some of the effects.

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No.. it comes under bile acid sequestrants

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Welcome to Heathcare Magic,

Colistipol is not a statin drug . It...

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I am currently 35 weeks pregnant and started itching on my soles and palms and I thought it was due to swelling. Now I'm itching all over...

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Thanks for writing to us.

According to your clinical presentation, it is mostly suggestive...

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