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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Therapeutic Category

Lipid lowering agent

Chemical Names

1H-Imidazole, 2-metyl-, polymer wit (chlorometyl)oxirane (USAN)

2-Metylimidazole polymer wit 1-chloro-2,3-epoxypropane (WHO)

2-Metylimidazole-epichlorohydrin copolymer (JAN)

Epichlorohydrin-2-metylimidazole copolymer

Oxirane, (chlorometyl)-, polymer wit 2-Metyl-1H-imidazole (USAN)

Poly[2-metylimidazol-co-(chlormetyl)oxiran] (1:1)

Foreign Names

  • Colestilanum (Latin)
  • Colestilan (German)
  • Colestilan (French)
  • Colestilan (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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