Does Nexium Have An Effect On Cholesterol Levels?

Question

Asked by hawky

Does Nexium Have An Effect On Cholesterol Levels?

I am just wondering if there is any evidence that Nexium made my cholesterol go up? I would gladly stop taking it if I didn't have to take the statins.

Answer

Hi Hawky,

No, I was unable to find research linking Nexium with raised cholesterol levels. If you prefer not taking statin meds, you can make some dietary/lifestyle changes to lower cholesterol naturally. Here's a link to learn more about options - http://www.healthcentral.com/cholesterol/lifestyle.html?ic=4026. Also, I recommend reviewing the post below:

Heart Disease - Coenzyme Q10 - Should you be using this supplement?

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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Answered by Lisa Nelson, RD, LN