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.

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cholestyramine

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

n colestiramina
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An in vitro study demonstrated that 50 mg of cholestyramine resin was capable of binding at least 3000 fig of thyroxine, and the transportation of thyroxine across intestinal wall of rats was markedly inhibited by small amounts of cholestyramine [58].
In the meantime, diarrhea may be improved through the use of diphenoxylate, calcium supplements, or cholestyramine resin.
BILE ACID SEQUESTRANTS cholestyramine Resin powder.