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Colestid

Colestid Information

Colestid Benefits & Uses

Colestid is used to treat the following -

Colestid Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Colestid

Colestipol

Colestid Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Colestid is used -

  1. Constipation Moderate
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Flatulence Mild
  4. Headache Mild
  5. Rash
  6. Angina Pectoris
  7. Arrhythimia
  8. Stomach ache Mild
  9. Urticaria

Colestid Related Warnings

Is the use of Colestid safe for pregnant women?

Colestid 's side effects for pregnant women are very limited.

Mild

Is the use of Colestid safe during breastfeeding?

Colestid may have very limited harmful effects for breastfeeding women. Harmful effects, if any, go away on their own.

Mild

What is the effect of Colestid on the Kidneys?

You may experience side effects on your [Organ] after taking Colestid . If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Colestid on the Liver?

[Organ] can be affected by Colestid . If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Colestid on the Heart?

Colestid may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Colestid with Other Drugs

Colestid should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Colestid Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Colestid unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Phenylketonuria (PKU)
  2. Hypothyroidism
  3. Kidney Disease
  4. Cholecystitis

Frequently asked Questions about Colestid

Is this Colestid habit forming or addictive?

No, Colestid is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Colestid will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Colestid .

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Colestid is not used to treat mental disorders.

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Colestid Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Colestid

Some foods when eaten with Colestid can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Colestid

Information about the interaction of Colestid and alcohol is not available because this topic has not been researched yet.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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