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Is there an over-the-counter alternative for cholestyramine?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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Several otc alternatives to Cholestyramine are touted by various alternative medicine groups.
The most popular, as far as i can tell, is a short-chain fatty acid called butyrate, but neither it nor any similar product has been proven safe or effective. I would strongly suggest checking with your doctor before using any such products.

In brief: Sort of.

Several otc alternatives to Cholestyramine are touted by various alternative medicine groups.
The most popular, as far as i can tell, is a short-chain fatty acid called butyrate, but neither it nor any similar product has been proven safe or effective. I would strongly suggest checking with your doctor before using any such products.
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