cholestipol

cholestipol

Cardiology A bile acid sequestrant that ↑ conversion of cholesterol into bile acids, and stimulates the synthesis of LD receptors Pros ↓ CAD, safe Cons Expensive, inconvenient, GI side effects. See Cholesterol.
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These include the cholesterol-lowering medications cholestyramine and cholestipol, corn oil, and pectin.