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Drug Interactions With Colestipol

Tetracycline
Colestipol may bind with tetracycline in the intestines, preventing the drug from getting completely absorbed into the body. Take tetracycline at least one hour before or four to six hours after you take your colestipol to prevent this.
 
Furosemide
Colestipol may bind with furosemide in the intestines, preventing it from getting completely absorbed into the body. You can take propranolol at least one hour before or four to six hours after you take your colestipol dose to avoid this.
 
Penicillin G
Colestipol may bind with penicillin G in the intestines, preventing the medication from getting completely absorbed into the body. It is recommended that you take penicillin G at least one hour before or four to six hours after you take colestipol to avoid this.
 
Thiazide Diuretics
Colestipol may bind with thiazide diuretics in the intestines, preventing them from getting completely absorbed into the body. Take a thiazide diuretic at least one hour before or four to six hours after you take your colestipol to avoid this interaction.
 
Gemfibrozil
Colestipol may bind with thyroid medicines in the intestines, preventing the drugs from getting completely absorbed into the body. It is recommended that you take thyroid medicines at least one hour before or four to six hours after you take your colestipol to avoid this.
 
Digoxin
Colestipol may bind with digoxin in the intestines, preventing it from getting completely absorbed into the body. You can take digoxin at least one hour before or four to six hours after you take colestipol to avoid this. Also, if you are taking digoxin, it is important that you do not stop taking colestipol without first consulting your healthcare provider. Doing so can cause toxic levels of digoxin to accumulate in the body.
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