The active ingredients of Cholestyramine light are:
cholestyramine Drug Class: Bile Acid Sequestrant [EPC]
Bile-acid Binding Activity [MoA]
Cholestyramine Light Uses
Cholestyramine lowers the levels of cholesterol, especially the most damaging types of cholesterol, in the bloodstream. Cholesterol, a fatty acid found in animal proteins and made in small amounts by the body, is necessary for proper body function. However, in large amounts, it clogs arteries and can lead to heart attack, stroke, debilitating illness, and death. Cholestyramine may not be appropriate for patients who suffer from diabetes, or diseases of the kidneys, liver or thyroid. It is also not recommended for people who have experienced blockages in the stomach or intestines.
The availble dosage of Cholestyramine light are:
- Powder, for suspension:
Cholestyramine Light Side Effects
Some patients may experience side effects, both mild and severe while taking Cholestyramine. This list is not exhaustive, but you should contact a doctor immediately if you experience any of the followings.
This drug has known interactions with 290 drugs that are sold under 1945 different brand names. Patients are advised to inform their physicians of any drugs they may be using before they start medicating on Cholestyramine. Some of the known drug interactions are listed below. Note, this list does not include all possible interactions.
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