Choltran 5mg Tablet

  • Manufacturer : Ajanta Pharma Ltd.
  • Composition : Cholestyramine 5mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : High Cholesterol (HDL)
  • Estimated Price : 31.73 For 10 Tablets Strip

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Uses of Choltran 5mg Tablet

Choltran 5mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

High Cholesterol (HDL)

Side effects of Choltran 5mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Choltran 5mg Tablet 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 5mg Tablet

Do not use Choltran 5mg Tablet 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 5mg Tablet.

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 5mg Tablet works

Choltran 5mg Tablet 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 5mg Tablet

The dosage of Choltran 5mg Tablet 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 5mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Choltran 5mg Tablet, 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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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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