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Colestipol Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 5 g ; 5 g/7.5 g ; 1 g

The information at is not a substitute for medical advice. Always consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Usual Adult Dose for Hyperlipoproteinemia

Initial dose: 5 g of the granules orally once or twice daily (in liquid) or 2 tablets (2 grams) orally once or twice daily.
Maintenance dose: Doses may be titrated in 2 or 5 g daily increments every 1 to 2 months.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

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Dose Adjustments

Typical doses range from 2 to 30 grams per day in one or two divided doses.


Safety and effectiveness have not been established in pediatric patients (less than 18 years of age).


Data not available