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Drug Interactions With Colestipol

Oral Phosphate Supplements
Colestipol may bind with oral phosphate supplements in the intestines, preventing them from getting completely absorbed into the body. Take oral phosphate supplements at least one hour before or four to six hours after you take colestipol to avoid this.
 
Vitamin K Products or Phytonadione
Colestipol may bind with vitamin K products in the intestines, which decreases their absorption into the body. Colestipol may also prevent dietary sources of vitamin K (spinach, broccoli, etc.) from getting completely absorbed. Even though this interaction has not been fully studied in humans, it is recommended that you take any kind of vitamin K product at least one hour before or four to six hours after you take your colestipol.
 
Ursodiol
Colestipol may bind with ursodiol in the intestines, preventing it from getting completely absorbed into the body. It is recommended that you take ursodiol at least one hour before or four to six hours after you take your colestipol to avoid this interaction.
 
Ezetimibe or Combination Medications That Contain Ezetimibe
Colestipol may bind with ezetimibe in the intestines, preventing the drug from getting completely absorbed into the body. You can take ezetimibe at least two hours before or four hours after you take colestipol to avoid this.
 
Hydrocortisone
Colestipol may bind with hydrocortisone in the intestines, preventing it from getting completely absorbed into the body. It is recommended that you take hydrocortisone at least one hour before or four to six hours after you take colestipol to avoid this.
 

Drug Interactions With Colestipol: A Summary

It is possible that not all drug interactions with colestipol were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific interactions that may apply to you.
 
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