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Colestipol Price and Pack Size

Colestipol Information

Colestipol Benefits & Uses

Colestipol is used to treat the following -

Colestipol 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 Colestipol

Colestipol

Colestipol Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Colestipol 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

Colestipol Related Warnings

Is the use of Colestipol safe for pregnant women?

Harmful effects of Colestipol are extremely rare for pregnant ladies.

Mild

Is the use of Colestipol safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Colestipol for breastfeeding are little to none, so you can take it without doctor's advice.

Mild

What is the effect of Colestipol on the Kidneys?

Colestipol 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

What is the effect of Colestipol on the Liver?

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

Moderate

What is the effect of Colestipol on the Heart?

There may be an adverse effect on heart after taking Colestipol. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Colestipol with Other Drugs

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

Colestipol Contraindications

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

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

Frequently asked Questions about Colestipol

Is this Colestipol habit forming or addictive?

No, Colestipol is not habit forming.

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

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

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Colestipol only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Colestipol is not used to treat mental disorders.

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Colestipol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Colestipol

When consumed with certain foods, Colestipol may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Colestipol

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Colestipol.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Other
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Other
1 Years of Experience
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