colesevelam


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colesevelam

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The bile acid resins segment included resins such as Cholestyramine, Colestipol, Colesevelam, and Cholybar.
Treatment of irritable bowel syndrome-diarrhea with pancrealipase or colesevelam and association with steatorrhea.
Colesevelam (Welchol), a bile acid sequestrant, is the only agent approved by the Food and Drug Administration for both treatment of dyslipidemia and improving glycemic control in type 2 diabetes.
A newer, specifically engineered BAS, colesevelam HCl, is a hydrophilic polymer taken as a tablet.
SEATTLE -- The LDL cholestorol-lowering agent colesevelam also lowers blood glucose levels significantly in type 2 diabetes patients already on oral diabetes medication, according to two studies presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.
Three BAS are currently used for treating hypercholesterolemia in the United States: the conventional sequestrants, cholestyramine and colestipol, and the specifically engineered BAS, colesevelam hydrochloride (HCl).
Objective: This study evaluated the effects of colesevelam on plasma lipids, aortic plaque area, and reverse cholesterol transport enzymes and genes in a rabbit model of atherosclerosis.
Bile acid sequestrants--cholestyramine (Questran and various other names), colestipol (Colestid), and colesevelam (WelChol)--are anion exchange resins that form insoluble complexes with bile acids in the intestine.
A clinical trial by Knapp and colleagues demonstrated that adding colesevelam hydrochloride 3-8 g to simvastatin 20 mg resulted in a 42% mean reduction from baseline in LDL-C level, with excellent safety and tolerabiliry.
As expected, colesevelam reduced serum levels of cholesterol quite substantially.
5 mg daily, oxycodone 40 mg twice daily, venlafaxine 150 mg twice daily, and colesevelam 1,875 mg twice daily.