Gut microbiota and statins - biocrates life sciences agImpact of the gut microbiota on atorvastatin mediated effects on blood lipidsThe composition of our individual gut microbiota contributes to the digestion and absorption of nutrients from food.  Similarly, orally administered medications experience the same digestive processes that may lead to an enhancement or a reduction in drug efficacy. In turn, the medications that we ingest can dramatically alter our gut microbiota composition, as is well-known with antibiotics.

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