Colestipol Oral Tablet 1G Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Colestipol: Oral tablet (1g)

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Colestipol 1g Tab
Greenstone Ltd
Pill Identification: G  |  450

What is this Medicine?

COLESTIPOL (koe LES ti pole) is used to lower cholesterol in patients who are at risk of heart disease or stroke. This medicine is only for patients whose cholesterol level is not controlled by diet.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Colestid: Oral tablet (1g)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Colestipol: Oral tablet(1g)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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In-Depth Information

Colestipol Hydrochloride 1g Tablet

NDC: 597620450
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hyperlipoproteinemia, Hypercholesterolemia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pruritus, Diarrhea, Digitoxin Overdose, Digoxin Overdose, Digitoxin Toxicity

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Colestipol Hydrochloride 1g Tablet
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Greenstone Ltd
Pill Identification: G  |  450
Shape: oval
Color: yellow

Reported Side Effects for Colestipol Hydrochloride 1g Tablet

Stomach Ulcer Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Cholestasis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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