Cholestyramine

FDA Approved: * August 15, 1996
Pharm Company: * SANDOZ
Category: Cholesterol

Colestyramine (INN) or cholestyramine (USAN) (trade names Questran, Questran Light, Cholybar, Olestyr) is a bile acid sequestrant, which binds bile in the gastrointestinal tract to prevent its reabsorption. It is a strong ion exchange resin, which means it can exchange its chloride anions with anionic bile acids in the gastrointestinal tract and bind them strongly in the resin matrix. The functional group of the anion exchange resin is a quaternary ammonium group attached to an inert styrene-... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Cholestyramine 4 g/9g Oral Powder, for Suspension
NDC: 0185-0940
Labeler:
Eon Labs, Inc.
Cholestyramine 4 g/9g Oral Powder, for Suspension
NDC: 0245-0536
Labeler:
Upsher-smith Laboratories, Inc.
Cholestyramine 4 g/9g Oral Powder, for Suspension
NDC: 0832-0536
Labeler:
Upsher-smith Laboratories, LLC
Cholestyramine 4 g/9g Oral Powder, for Suspension
NDC: 27241-134
Labeler:
Ajanta Pharma Limited
Cholestyramine 4 g/9g Oral Powder, for Suspension
NDC: 42806-265
Labeler:
Epic Pharma, LLC
Cholestyramine 4 g/9g Oral Powder, for Suspension
NDC: 42806-266
Labeler:
Epic Pharma, LLC
Cholestyramine 4 g/9g Oral Powder, for Suspension
NDC: 42806-267
Labeler:
Epic Pharma, LLC
Cholestyramine 4 g/9g Oral Powder, for Suspension
NDC: 49884-465
Labeler:
Par Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Cholestyramine 4 g/5g Oral Powder, for Suspension
NDC: 49884-466
Labeler:
Par Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Cholestyramine 4 g/9g Oral Powder, for Suspension
NDC: 50090-3415
Labeler:
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