What is the role of cholestyramine in the treatment of cirrhosis?

Updated: Jul 30, 2018
  • Author: David C Wolf, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FAASLD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Cholestyramine is the mainstay of therapy for the pruritus of liver disease. To avoid compromising GI absorption, care should be taken to avoid coadministration of this organic anion binder with any other medication.

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