colestipol

noun
co·​les·​ti·​pol | \ kə-ˈles-tə-ˌpȯl How to pronounce colestipol (audio) \

Medical Definition of colestipol

: a strongly basic ion exchange resin that binds to bile acids and is taken orally in the form of its hydrochloride especially to lower LDL levels in the treatment of hypercholesterolemia

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“Colestipol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/colestipol. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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