co·​les·​ti·​pol kə-ˈles-tə-ˌpȯl How to pronounce colestipol (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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