High cholesterol or the use of cholesterol medication do not prevent blood donation. However, if the cholesterol therapy was started due to a cardiac infarction, disorder of the cerebral circulation or diagnosed coronary artery disease, these cardiovascular diseases prevent blood donation.

Would you like more information? Please call the free information number for blood donors on 0800 0 5801 (Mon to Fri from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).