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Questran
(cholestyramine)

Colestid
(colestipol)

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How it works
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Type of medication
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Available as
QuestranColestid
  • Liquid
  • Pill
  • Liquid
Used for
QuestranColestid
  • Hypercholesterolemia Adjunct Pruritus Of Skin
  • Primary Hypercholesterolemia
Risk factors for serious side effects
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      Pregnancy

      Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

      The FDA hasn’t classified this medicine’s effects on unborn babies. Talk with your doctor about this medicine if you’re pregnant or planning on it.

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