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Posted by: birdie | 2010-11-03

How does ARBs elevate blood fats?

One of the side effects listed for ARBs is ''can cause large amount of blood fats''. How?

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Most of the cholesterol circulating in the body is made in the liver (mainly as precursor for bile acids and steroid hormones) - Drugs that increase lipids in the blood affects this system. See http://www.thedrugmonitor.com/hyperlipidemia.html for background.

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Posted by: pharmacist | 2010-11-05

Hi

Most of the cholesterol circulating in the body is made in the liver (mainly as precursor for bile acids and steroid hormones) - Drugs that increase lipids in the blood affects this system. See http://www.thedrugmonitor.com/hyperlipidemia.html for background.

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