A patient with liver disease is prescribed colestipol, a bile acid sequestrant, for the treatment of hyperlipidemia. Which of the following common side effects should the nurse include in the patient's medication instructions?
• Bile acid sequestrants commonly cause constipation and can be used to treat diarrhea associated with bile acid malabsorption.
• Bile acid sequestrants bind to bile in the GI tract and can be used safely in a patient with
• Incorrect: Bile acid sequestrants are not known to cause tinnitus. Jaundice and elevated liver enzymes are not known side effects of bile acid sequestrants, but may be associated with