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2018 Price of Colestipol
Colestid 5 g Powder Packet
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Colestipol mechanism of action
Colestipol is a non-absorbed, lipid-lowering polymer that binds bile acids in the intestine, impeding their reabsorption. As the bile acid pool becomes depleted, the hepatic enzyme, cholesterol 7-(alpha)-hydroxylase, is upregulated, which increases the conversion of cholesterol to bile acids. This causes an increased demand for cholesterol in the liver cells, resulting in the dual effect of increasing transcription and activity of the cholesterol biosynthetic enzyme, hydroxymethyl-glutaryl-coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase, and increasing the number of hepatic low-density lipoprotein (LDL) receptors. These compensatory effects result in increased clearance of LDL cholesterol (LDL-C) from the blood, resulting in decreased serum LDL-C levels. Serum triglyceride levels may increase or remain unchanged. The end result is increased clearance of LDL-cholesterol from the blood with decreased serum LDL-cholesterol.
Dosage forms of Colestipol
|Colestid Granules||5g||30 Granules||$72.50|
|Colestid Orange Granules||7.5g||30 Orange Granules||$72.50|
Colestipolum Copolymer of bis(2-aminoethyl)amine and 2-(chloromethyl)oxirane
Pharmacia And Upjohn Company Llc
Humans and other mammals
Indication of Colestipol
For use, as adjunctive therapy to diet, for the reduction of elevated serum total and LDL-C in patients with primary hypercholesterolemia (elevated LDL-C) who do not respond adequately to diet.
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