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COLESTIPOL Hydrochloride Granules for Oral Suspension (GREENSTONE LLC)

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Since no drug is innocuous, strict attention should be paid to the indications and contraindications, particularly when selecting drugs for chronic long-term use.

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

One dose (1 packet or 1 level teaspoon) of colestipol hydrochloride granules contains 5 grams of colestipol hydrochloride. The recommended daily adult dose is one to six packets or level scoopfuls...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

Colestipol hydrochloride granules are contraindicated in those individuals who have shown hypersensitivity to any of its components.

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WARNINGS

TO AVOID ACCIDENTAL INHALATION OR ESOPHAGEAL DISTRESS, COLESTIPOL HYDROCHLORIDE GRANULES SHOULD NOT BE TAKEN IN ITS DRY FORM. ALWAYS MIX COLESTIPOL HYDROCHLORIDE...

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

Gastrointestinal

The most common adverse reactions are confined to the gastrointestinal tract. To achieve minimal GI disturbance with an optimal LDL-...

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OVERDOSAGE

Overdosage of colestipol hydrochloride granules has not been reported. Should overdosage occur, however, the chief potential harm would be obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract. The location of such potential...

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DESCRIPTION

Colestipol hydrochloride granules for oral suspension contain colestipol hydrochloride, which is a lipid lowering agent for oral use. Colestipol hydrochloride is an insoluble, high molecular weight basic anion-...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Cholesterol is the major, and probably the sole precursor of bile acids. During normal digestion, bile acids are secreted via the bile from the liver and gall bladder into the intestines. Bile acids...

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REFERENCES

  1. Summary of the Second Report of the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel II). ...
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HOW SUPPLIED

Colestipol hydrochloride granules are available as follows:

Cartons of 30 foil packets — NDC 59762-0260-1
Cartons of 90 foil packets — NDC 59762-0260-2
Bottles of 500 grams with scoop — NDC 59762-...

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LAB-0360-3.0
July 2014

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