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Effective immediately, the company has launched the commercialisation activities for this first-to-market generic Welchol (colesevelam HCI) tablets, 625 mg.
These structures are yellow on acid-fast bacillus and are suggestive of BAS (colesevelam [Welchol], colestipol [Colestid], cholestyramine [LoCholest, Prevalite, Questran]).
(iv) Bile acid sequestrants (which prevent fat absorption) such as cholestyramine, colestipol, or colesevelam
Colesevelam is the only hypoglycemic agent approved for such use in this category because it incidentally lowers HbA1c by 0.5% [8].
Bile acid sequestrants include cholestyramine (Prevalite, Questran), colesevelam (Welchol), and colestipol (Colestid).
Colesevelam hydrochloride: evidence for its use in the treatment of hypercholesterolemia and type 2 diabetes mellitus with insights into mechanism of action.
Other, less commonly used drugs for T2DM include pramlintide (Symlin[R], not licensed in Europe for T2DM), colesevelam (Welchol[R]), and bromocriptine (Parlodel[R]).
Gordon et al., "Colesevelam hydrochloride (Cholestagel): a new, potent bile acid sequestrant associated with a low incidence of gastrointestinal side effects," Archives of Internal Medicine, vol.
In particular, colesevelam has already received an indication from the US FDA for lowering glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Jones, "Colesevelam hydrochloride therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus treated with metformin: glucose and lipid effects," Archives of Internal Medicine, vol.
The three main bile acid resins prescribed in the United States are cholestyramine (Questran), colestipol (Colestid) and colesevelam (WelChol).
Similar reductions of both apo B and LDL-P were observed as a result of treatment of individuals with type 2 diabetes with colesevelam. Overall, 14 of 16 outcomes were in agreement between apo B and LDL-P (87.5%).