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Colestid

(Colestipol Hydrochloride)
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  • 1g

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Prescription required. Manufactured by Pfizer Canada Inc. Product of Canada. Shipped from Canada.
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Colestid Drug Information

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You can easily place an order on our website in under 5 minutes. First you need to set up an account with us, create a payment method, and send us your prescriptions. Alternatively, you can order by downloading our order form or by placing an order over the phone. Delivery can take approximately 2 weeks to North America, and 4 weeks to other countries.

  • Colestid Overview

    Colestipol is used along with a proper diet to lower cholesterol in the blood. Lowering cholesterol helps decrease the risk for strokes and heart attacks. In addition to a proper diet (such as a low-cholesterol/low-fat diet), other lifestyle changes that may help Colestid work better include exercising, losing weight if overweight, and stopping smoking. Consult your doctor for more details. Colestid is known as a bile acid-binding resin. It works by removing bile acid from the body. In people with high cholesterol, this causes the liver to make more bile acid by using cholesterol in the blood. This helps to lower the cholesterol levels.

  • How to Use Colestid

    Take Colestid by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually 1 to 2 times a day. Colestid comes as granules with doses measured by the scoopful (using the provided scoop) or in individual dose packets. Do not take your dose in the dry powder form. Mix the medication in at least 3 ounces (90 milliliters) of liquid (such as water, milk, fruit juice), stir completely, and drink right away. Rinse your glass with more liquid and drink the rinse liquid to be sure that you have taken the entire dose. You may also mix Colestid with watery soups, applesauce, or a pulpy fruit which has a lot of juice (such as crushed pineapple, peaches). The Dosage of Colestid is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. To reduce your risk of side effects, your doctor may direct you to start Colestid at a low dose and gradually increase your dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully. It may take several weeks before you get the full benefit of Colestid. Colestipol may decrease your absorption of other medications. Take your other medications as directed by your doctor, usually at least 1 hour before or 4 to 6 hours after colestipol. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information or if you have any questions. Take Colestid regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time(s) each day. Keep taking Colestid even if you feel well. Most people with high cholesterol do not feel sick.

  • Colestid Precautions

    Before taking colestipol, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. Colestid may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Colestid, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,constipation, hemorrhoids, kidney disease. The flavored colestipol granules contain aspartame. If you have phenylketonuria (PKU) or any other condition that requires you to restrict your intake of aspartame (or phenylalanine), consult your doctor or pharmacist about using the flavored granules safely. Because Colestid can interfere with the absorption of certain nutrients (such as folic acid, fat-soluble vitamins including A, D, E, K), your doctor may direct you to take a multivitamin supplement. Consult your doctor for more information. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of Colestid, especially constipation. During pregnancy, Colestid should be used only when clearly needed. It may affect the absorption of certain nutrients. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Colestid is unlikely to pass into breast milk. However, it may affect the absorption of certain nutrients. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

  • Colestid Misdose

    If you miss a dose of Colestid, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.

  • Colestid Interactions

    See also How to Use section. Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval."blood thinners" (such as warfarin), mycophenolate, raloxifene.

  • Colestid Side Effects

    Constipation, stomach/abdominal pain, gas, nausea, and vomiting may occur. If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. To prevent constipation, eat dietary fiber, drink enough water, and exercise. You may also need to take a laxative. Ask your pharmacist which type of laxative is right for you. Remember that Colestid has been prescribed because your doctor has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using Colestid do not have serious side effects. Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects,severe stomach/abdominal pain, unusual bleeding/bruising, rapid breathing, confusion. A very serious allergic reaction to Colestid is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction,rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing. This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch. In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

  • Colestid Storage

    Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Colestid when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.

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