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Does cholest-off have any side effects?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Usually minimal

Plant sterols lower cholesterol in pts with mild elevations.
Despite its cholesterol lowering ability there has been no good data on reduction of cardiovascular events. Meta-analysis in european heart journal in 2012 suggest theres no effect. It competes with cholesterol absorption in the gut. Some pts may expeience some GI issues but are usually minimal.

In brief: Usually minimal

Plant sterols lower cholesterol in pts with mild elevations.
Despite its cholesterol lowering ability there has been no good data on reduction of cardiovascular events. Meta-analysis in european heart journal in 2012 suggest theres no effect. It competes with cholesterol absorption in the gut. Some pts may expeience some GI issues but are usually minimal.
Dr. Mark Rasak
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