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Generic Questran: An Overview

Questran® (cholestyramine) is a prescription medication that has been licensed to treat several conditions. These Questran uses include:
 
  • Lowering LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) in patients with high total cholesterol
  • Relief of itching caused by a partial biliary obstruction.
     
Questran is manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb for Par Pharmaceuticals and has come off-patent, which means it is also available in a generic form.
 

Generic Questran: Strengths

Generic Questran is sold under the name Cholestyramine powder and Cholestyramine Light powder.
 
One scoopful of Cholestyramine or Cholestyramine Light powder contains 4 grams of cholestyramine. The generic form is also available in single packets that contain 4 grams of cholestyramine.
 

Who Makes Generic Questran?

Generic Questran is currently manufactured by several companies, including Sandoz and Eon Laboratories.
 
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