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Drug Information for Micronized Colestipol Hydrochloride Tablets (Greenstone LLC): DESCRIPTION
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The active ingredient in micronized colestipol hydrochloride tablets is micronized colestipol hydrochloride, which is a lipid lowering agent for oral use. Colestipol is an insoluble, high molecular weight basic anion-exchange copolymer of diethylenetriamine and 1-chloro-2, 3-epoxypropane, with approximately 1 out of 5 amine nitrogens protonated (chloride form). It is a light yellow water-insoluble resin which is hygroscopic and swells when suspended in water or aqueous fluids.
Each micronized colestipol hydrochloride tablet contains one gram of micronized colestipol hydrochloride. Micronized colestipol hydrochloride tablets are light yellow in color and are tasteless and odorless. Inactive ingredients: cellulose acetate phthalate, glyceryl triacetate, carnauba wax, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, povidone, silicon dioxide. Micronized colestipol hydrochloride tablets contain no calories.
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