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colestipol


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n. a bile-acid sequestrant used, in conjunction with dietary reduction of cholesterol, to lower cholesterol levels in the blood in patients with hyperlipidaemia and primary hypercholesterolaemia that have not responded to diet. It is administered by mouth; constipation is a common side-effect. Trade name: Colestid.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Chemistry.


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