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.
Par will offer cholestyramine in oral suspension, 4-gram resin/9-gram powder (generic Questran powder) and 4-gram resin/5-gram powder (generic Questran light powder).
products [Capoten, Capozide, Questran, Questran Light and Sumycin] expanded our product portfolio and immediately enhanced Par's profitability," president and chief executive officer Scott Tarriff says.