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This medicine can be used alone or in combination with another cholesterol-lowering agent. It is available in powder and tablet form. Follow a diet plan and exercise program as recommended by your healthcare provider. Drink plenty of noncaffeine-containing liquid unless told to drink less liquid by healthcare provider.

Powder:

  • Mix with 1/2 cup of milk, fruit juice, or broth.
  • May also mix with applesauce or crushed pineapple.

Tablet:

  • Take this medicine one tablet at a time.
  • Take this medicine with a full glass of water.
  • Swallow whole. Do not chew, break, or crush.
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Colestipol (Colestid) is used to lower cholesterol and other harmful types of cholesterol in the body.

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Colestipol decreases the production of LDL ("bad") cholesterol.

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Colestipol (Colestid) is used to lower cholesterol and other harmful types of cholesterol in the body.

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Colestipol decreases the production of LDL ("bad") cholesterol.

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