Active Ingredient(s): Cholestyramine
FDA Approved: * August 3, 1973
Pharm Company: * BRISTOL MYERS
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]

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Questran 4 g/9g Oral Powder, for Suspension
NDC: 49884-936
Par Pharmaceutical Inc.
Questran 4 g/5g Oral Powder, for Suspension
NDC: 49884-937
Par Pharmaceutical Inc.

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