Johns Hopkins Diabetes GuideBrand Names

Bile Acid Sequestrants

Simeon Margolis, M.D., Paul A. Pham, Pharm.D., Brian Pinto, Pharm.D.
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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Hypercholesterolemia: to prevent cardiovascular disease or its complications
  • Poorly controlled type 2 diabetes: to lower HbA1c (colesevelam)
  • Relief of pruritus associated with partial biliary obstruction (cholestyramine)

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Last updated: August 2, 2015