Shortage of colestyramine powder for oral suspension (4g) (Questran and Questran Light)

Bristol-Myers Squibb are currently the only supplier of these products and they are facing manufacturing difficulties. Further supplies of Questran Light are expected in early July and Questran at the end of July.  Importers have indicated that unlicensed supplies are available from other countries. This memo advises on alternative treatment options in the interim.

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