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Colesevelam

In the US, Colesevelam (colesevelam systemic) is a member of the drug class bile acid sequestrants and is used to treat Diabetes - Type 2, Diarrhea - Chronic, High Cholesterol, Hyperlipoproteinemia and Hyperlipoproteinemia Type IIa - Elevated LDL.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C10AC04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0182815-43-6

Chemical Formula

(C3-H7-N)m(C3-H5-ClO)n(C12-H27-Cl-N2)o(C13-H27-N)p

Therapeutic Category

Lipid lowering agent: Bile acid sequestrant

Chemical Names

1-Hexaminium, N,N,N-trimetyl-6-(2-propenylamino)-, chloride, polymer wit (chlorometyl)oxirane, 2-propen-4-amine and N-2-propenyl-1-decanamine

2-Propen-1-amine polymer wit (chlormetyl)oxirane, N,N,N-trimetyl-6-(2-propenyl-amino)-1-hexanaminium chloride, and N-2-propenyl-1-decanamine

Allylamine polymer wit 1-chloro-2,3-epoxypropane, [6-(allylamino)hexyl]trimetylammonium chloride and N-allyldecylamine (WHO)

Poly([1-(aminometyl)etane-1,2-diyl]-co-[1-[(decylamino)metyl]etane-1,2-diyl]-co-(5-hydroxy-3,7-diazanonane-1,1,9,9-tetrayl)-co-{1-[(trimetylazaniumyl)metyl]etane-1,2-diyl})chloride (BAN)

Poly{[6-(allylamino)hexyl]trimetylammoniumchlorid-co-(allyl)(decyl)azan-co-allylazan-co-(chlormetyl)oxiran} (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Colesevelamum (Latin)
  • Colesevelam (German)
  • Colésévélam (French)
  • Colesevelam (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Colesevelam (OS: BAN)
  • Colesevelam Hydrochloride (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • C10A9 (IS)
  • CholestaGel (IS: USA)
  • GT 31104 (IS)
  • GT 31104 HB (IS: Chemie Linz AG)

Brand Names

  • Cholestagel
    Genzyme, Poland; Genzyme Europe, Cyprus; Orifarm, Norway; Genzyme, Germany; Genzyme, Greece; Genzyme, Lithuania; Genzyme, Norway; Genzyme Europe, Austria; Sanofi, Germany; Sanofi, United Kingdom; Sanofi, Ireland; Sanofi, Sweden; Sanofi Aventis, Spain; Sanofi-Aventis, Denmark
  • Lodalis
    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Canada
  • Welchol
    Daiichi Sankyo, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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