Choltran 4gm Powder for Oral Suspension

  • Manufacturer : Ajanta Pharma Ltd.
  • Composition : Cholestyramine 4gm
  • Generally Prescribed For : High Cholesterol (HDL)
  • Estimated Price : 47.30 For 5gm in 1 sachet

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Uses of Choltran 4gm Powder for Oral Suspension

Choltran 4gm Powder for Oral Suspension is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

High Cholesterol (HDL)

Side effects of Choltran 4gm Powder for Oral Suspension

The most common side effects of Choltran 4gm Powder for Oral Suspension are - Dizziness, Headache, Vertigo, Anxiety, Fatigue, Insomnia, Syncope, Tinnitus, Abdominal Discomfort, Constipation, Fecal Impaction, Nausea, Anorexia, Diarrhea, Flatulence

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Choltran 4gm Powder for Oral Suspension

Do not use Choltran 4gm Powder for Oral Suspension if you are allergic to - Cholestyramine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Choltran 4gm Powder for Oral Suspension.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Choltran 4gm Powder for Oral Suspension works

Choltran 4gm Powder for Oral Suspension contains - Cholestyramine

Cholestyramine works by attaching to bile acids in the intestine, and both are removed from the body as waste. As the body loses bile acids, it replaces them by converting cholesterol from the blood to bile acids. This causes the blood levels of cholesterol and LDL to decrease.

Dosage of Choltran 4gm Powder for Oral Suspension

The dosage of Choltran 4gm Powder for Oral Suspension depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Choltran 4gm Powder for Oral Suspension

If you forget to take a dose of Choltran 4gm Powder for Oral Suspension, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

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Clostran 9gm Sachet
Medi-Globe Corporation
1,200.00
20 Sachets Packet Tablets Strip
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Interaction

Drug :- Acetaminophen, beta blockers, cardiac glycosides, corticosteroids, estrogens, ezetimibe, fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, and K), iron preparations, niacin, penicillin G, phenobarbital, progestins, tetracycline, thiazide diuretics, thyroid hormones, warfarin and other coumarin derivatives: May decrease absorption of these drugs. Give other drugs 1 to 2 hours before or 4 to 6 hours after cholestyramine.

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