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Cholestyramine is a prescription medicine used for reducing LDL levels in people with high cholesterol and controlling itching associated with a partial biliary obstruction. It is a type of bile acid sequestrant that can help lower cholesterol by preventing bile acids from being reabsorbed back into the body. Cholestyramine comes in a powder form that must be mixed with water, soup, or non-carbonated beverages before being consumed. Potential side effects of the medication include nausea or vomiting, constipation, and gas.
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