cholestyramine

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cho·le·styr·a·mine

 (kō′lĭ-stîr′ə-mēn′, kō-lĕs′tə-răm′ēn)
n.
A drug that binds to intestinal bile acids and promotes their excretion, used to lower serum cholesterol levels and to treat itching associated with partial biliary obstruction.

cholestyramine

(ˌkɒlɪˈstaɪərəˌmiːn)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug that reduces and prevents re-absorption of bile in the body
Translations

cholestyramine

n colestiramina
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xx Advicor, Altocor, Altoprev, Caduet, cholestyramine, cholestyramine light, Colestid, Crestor, fenofibrate, gemfibrozil, Lescol, Lescol XL, Lipitor, Locholest, Lofibra, Lopid, lovastatin, Mevacor, Niaspan, Pravachol, Pravigard PAC, Prevalite, Questran, Questran Light, Tricor, Welchol, Zetia, Zocor Depression 296.
NataFort is the third product launched by Warner Chilcott this year, following LoCholest, a cholesterol-lowering agent, and Vectrin for the adjunctive treatment of severe acne.
These products were LoCholest, Warner Chilcott's promoted cholestyramine powder for treating elevated cholesterol levels, and Vectrin, Warner Chilcott's brand of minocycline, being promoted for treatment of mild to moderate acne.