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Cholestyramine is a prescription medication that can be used in combination with diet and exercise to lower cholesterol levels. It is also approved to relieve itching caused by a partial biliary obstruction. By preventing bile acids from being reabsorbed back into the body, the drug can lower both total and LDL cholesterol. Cholestyramine comes in a powder form that must be mixed with liquids. Before using the medicine, you should let your healthcare provider know if you have hemorrhoids, stomach problems, or constipation.
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