Who should not take COLESEVELAM HCL?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • a low amount of vitamin A in the body
  • low vitamin D levels
  • low vitamin K levels
  • deficiency of vitamin E
  • high amount of triglyceride in the blood
  • stomach or intestinal tract operation
  • blockage of the esophagus
  • stomach muscle paralysis and decreased function
  • blocked bowels with decreased peristaltic movement
  • blockage of the stomach or intestine
  • difficulty swallowing
  • problems with food passing through the esophagus
  • chronic idiopathic constipation
  • the stomach and intestines to move food at a slower pace

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