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Pure Cholestyramine Resin (CSM)
Cholestyramine (CSM) binds bile in the gastrointestinal tract to prevent its reabsorption. It is a strong ion-exchange resin, which means that it can exchange its chloride ions with bile acids in the gastrointestinal tract and bind them strongly in the resin matrix. CSM has a ammonium side chain, which is of the right size and charge to bind with the toxic ionophores, preventing reabsorption. Traditionally used in lowering cholesterol, cholestyramine is also used in treating lyme disease and biotoxin illness.
Most healthcare providers and practitioners prefer pure CSM free of fillers and additives. Click here to learn more about the differences between commercially available Questran or Prevalite and the pure resin form of CSM. Our pure CSM is consistent with every order and we are able to provide supplier information with a valid NDC number. Always ensure you are getting your cholestyramine from a reputable source.
Pure Cholestyramine Resin Powder
Cholestyramine powder is available in its 100% pure resin form. Dispensed in: 150 gm, 240 gm, 360 gm. and 480 gm.
Dosage: 4 grams of CSM resin per dose.
Directions: Take 1 scoop (4 grams) 3 to 4 times a day mixed with 8 oz of water.
Pure Cholestyramine Resin 500mg Capsules
Pure cholestyramine resin is available in 500mg gelatin capsules.
Dosage: 8 capsules (contains 4 grams of CSM resin) Directions: Take 8 capsules (4 grams) 3 to 4 times a day mixed with 8 oz of water.
Cholestyramine Resin Powder
Mixed with Methylcellulose and Stevia
Methylcellulose is a source of fiber and adds to the palatability of the cholestyramine resin. Stevia comes from the dried leaves of the stevia plant. It is an excellent natural alternative to sugar. Our CSM powder contains no artificial colors or sweeteners.
Dosage: 8 grams (contains 4 grams of CSM resin)
Directions: Take 2 scoops (8 grams) 3 to 4 times a day mixed with 8 oz of water.