Generic Prevalite

Generic Prevalite: An Overview

Prevalite® is a prescription medication manufactured by Upsher Smith Laboratories. It has been licensed to treat several conditions. These Prevalite uses include:
 
  • Lowering LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) in patients with high total cholesterol
  • Relief of itching caused by a partial biliary obstruction.
     
The active ingredient in Prevalite is cholestyramine, which is available in several brand name medicines besides Prevalite, including Questran®, Questran® Light, and LoCholest®. It is also available in a generic form. Generic Prevalite is sold under the names Cholestyramine powder and Cholestyramine Light powder.
 
One scoopful of Cholestyramine or Cholestyramine Light powder contains 4 grams of cholestyramine. The generic form is also available in single packets that contain 4 grams of cholestyramine.
 
These generic forms of Prevalite are currently manufactured by several companies, including Sandoz and Eon Laboratories.
 
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