How Omega-3 Fatty Acids interacts with Bile acid sequestrants

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

These medications decrease the absorption of fat-soluble nutrients such as omega-3. Supplementation with the affected nutrient(s) may be necessary. (1) (2)

These drugs include cholestyramine, colestipol, colesevelam


  1. View Abstract: Schwarz KB, Goldstein PD, Witztum JL, et al. Fat-soluble Vitamin Concentrations in Hypercholesterolemic Children Treated with Colestipol. Pediatrics. Feb1980;65(2):243-50.
  2. View Abstract: Knodel LC, Talbert RL. Adverse Effects of Hypolipidaemic Drugs. Med Toxicol. Jan1987;2(1):10-32.