Colestipol is a Medicine belongs to Cardiovascular drugs group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 1346   Edition : 38,

  ►   Brandname : Colestid

  ►  Strength : Tablet with 1  gm, Packets granules with 5  gm, Suspension with   ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 633   Edition : 12, Martindale    Page : 1346   Edition : 38,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral,
Reference :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 633   Edition : 12,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Hyperlipidaemia Oral 5 gm Suspension b.d.
2 Hyperlipidaemia Oral 2 16 gm Tablet Daily.
3 Hyperlipidemia Oral 5 gm Suspension Daily.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 1345   Edition : 38,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Hyperlipidaemia less than 8 Year Oral 5 40 gm

Ref :- Book : Nelson's textbook of Pediatrics    Page : 481   Edition : 19,
►  Side Effect : bloating, dyspepsia, Flatulence, bleeding diathesis, Increase in triglycerides levels,
Ref :-   Book : Principle of Pharmacology (The Pathophysiologic Basis of Drug Therapy)    Page : 330   Edition : 3,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Colestipol is with Thiazide Diuretics , Statins,  Furosemide , Propranolol , Warfarin ,
Ref :-   Book : Goodman    Page : 899   Edition : 12,


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  colestipol bind and interfere with the absorption of many drugs, including some thiazides, furosemide, propranolol, digoxin, warfarin, and some of the statins.,
Ref :-   Book : Goodman    Page : 899   Edition : 12,


►  Contraindication : biliary obstruction,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1345,1347   Edition : 38,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Bind to bile acids, preventing enterohepatic circulation→LDL decreases up to 28%, HDl increases ̴5% . ,
Ref :-   Book : Principle of Pharmacology (The Pathophysiologic Basis of Drug Therapy)    Page : 330   Edition : 3,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- Garlic with Another pathway,

  ►  Pathway with its reference as follows :-
  • lower blood cholesterol . --- (PDR for Herbal medicines. (2000) (4th ed.). U.S. )

  •   ►  URL -- http://www.travolekar.ru/arch/Pdr_for_Herbal_Medicines.pdf,


    Dietry Substance Interactions


    ​   ► This Medicine interact with :- VITAMIN A with Decrease in Nutrient Level, VITAMIN D with Decrease in Nutrient Level, VITAMIN E with Decrease in Nutrient Level, VITAMIN K with Decrease in Nutrient Level, BETACAROTENE with Decrease in Nutrient Level, MAGNESIUM with Decrease in Nutrient Level, FOLATE with Decrease in Nutrient Level, VITAMIN B12 with Decrease in Nutrient Level, IRON with Decrease in Nutrient Level, CALCIUM with Decrease in Nutrient Level,

      ►  Reference :-
  • Gaby, A. (2006). A–Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions. 2nd ed. New York: Three Rivers Press
  • Gaby, A. (2006). A–Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions. 2nd ed. New York: Three Rivers Press
  • Gaby, A. (2006). A–Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions. 2nd ed. New York: Three Rivers Press
  • Gaby, A. (2006). A–Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions. 2nd ed. New York: Three Rivers Press
  • Gaby, A. (2006). A–Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions. 2nd ed. New York: Three Rivers Press
  • Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart
  • Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart
  • Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart
  • Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart
  • Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart

  •   ►  URL -- http://www.lifestyle-clinic.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/A-Z_Guide.pdf, http://www.otto-wipfel.co.uk/otto/supplements-medication/DRUG-HERB-VITAMINS-INTERACTIONS-A-Z_Guide.pdf, http://197.14.51.10:81/pmb/AGROALIMENTAIRE/Handbook%20of%20Nutrition.pdf,


    ContraIndication Dietry Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- VITAMIN A with Lower plasma level of vit A., VITAMIN E with Lower plasma level of vit E.,

      ►  Reference :-
  • Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart
  • Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart
  • Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart
  • Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart

  •   ►  URL -- http://www.lifestyle-clinic.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/A-Z_Guide.pdf,

    ►   Route of Elimination :   NA


    ►    Plasma Half-life :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA