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Which is better? Cholestyramine or colestipol?

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Dr. Mary Callahan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Better lipid med

It depends is the best answer. These are both good meds depending on the type of elevated lipid.
Cholestyramine is used to lower triglycerides and other fats by preventing absorption in the intestine, so if you have a high fat diet this may be a better medicine for you.

In brief: Better lipid med

It depends is the best answer. These are both good meds depending on the type of elevated lipid.
Cholestyramine is used to lower triglycerides and other fats by preventing absorption in the intestine, so if you have a high fat diet this may be a better medicine for you.
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