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Cholestyramine

Hypolipidemic Agents
CATEGORIES

Hypolipidemic Agents, Cholesterol Absorption Inhibitors


ALIASES

Colestyramin, Kolestyramin Alternova, Lipocol-Mertz, Quantalan, Questran, Questran Light, Questran Loc, Questran®, Questran® Loc


SUBSTANCES


ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERN: MODERATE
Cholestyramine or colestyramine is a bile acid sequestrant. Bile acid sequestrants are polymeric compounds which serve as ion exchange resins. Cholestyramine resin is quite hydrophilic, but insoluble in water.

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MODERATE
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