Disease Information for Colestipol (Colestid) Administration/Toxicity

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Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-cholesterol medications (examples)
DRUG/Antilipid drug (example)
DRUG/Bile acid/cholesterol sequestrant (ex)
DRUG/Not absorbed/active in gut/colon
DRUG/Resin non-absorbed preparation (ex)
DRUG/Safe in pregnancy patient (B)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Decreased absorption thyroxin/exog
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
colestipol, Colestipol (product), Colestipol (substance), COLESTIPOL PREPARATION, Brand name/Colestid (Colestipol)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/No parenteral preparation
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
DRUG/Powder form/into water admin
Definition

Lipid lowering drug; Oral drug non-absorbed resin; Bile/cholesterol binding effect; oral preparation

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