Lapis ISSN 2398-2969

Colestyramine

Synonym(s): Cholestyramine

Contributor(s): Virginia Garner-Richardson

Introduction

Class of drug

  • Ion exchange resin.

Uses

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Indications

  • Enterotoxemia (Clostridia sppovergrowth) which may occur as a result of:
    • Alterations in cecal pH if excessive carbohydrates are fed.
    • Falling fiber content of diet.
    • Excess dietary protein.
    • Antibiotic administration.
    • Stress of any kind resulting in reduction in gut motility.

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.
  • Manual of Rabbit Medicine and Surgery (2000) Flecknell P A (ed), BSAVA.

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