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Prevalite is a prescription drug that is approved to treat high cholesterol and to control itching that is associated with partial biliary obstruction. The medication, which is a type of bile acid sequestrant, binds to bile acids in the intestines to prevent them from being reabsorbed back into the body. It comes in a powder form and is generally taken twice a day with meals.
- Lowering LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) in patients with high total cholesterol
- Relief of itching caused by a partial biliary obstruction.