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Choltran 5 mg Tablet

Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Choltran 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Choltran 5 mg Tablet

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Choltran Tablet

Uses of Choltran Tablet

Choltran 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high cholesterol.

Choltran Tablet side effects


Side Effect of Choltran is Constipation.

How to use Choltran Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Choltran 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Choltran Tablet works

Choltran 5 mg Tablet is a bile acid binding agent. It removes bile acids from the body. The liver then produce more bile acids using cholesterol, as a result, the levels of cholesterol in the body is lowered.

In Depth Information on Choltran Tablet

Expert advice for Choltran Tablet

  • Lowers ""bad"" cholesterol (LDL) and raises ""good"" cholesterol (HDL).
  • Regular exercise and low-fat diet further helps to lower levels of fat in the blood.
  • Can be used with other medications to lower cholesterol.
  • Can delay or decrease the absorption of certain medicines such as digoxin, warfarin and thyroxine. You may take them 1 hour before or 4 hours after taking Choltran 5 mg Tablet.
  • Always take Choltran 5 mg Tablet with food and a full glass of water.
  • A multivitamin supplement containing vitamins A, D, and K, and β-carotene is recommended when taking Choltran 5 mg Tablet.
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Choltran Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Choltran Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Choltran 5 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Choltran 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Choltran 5 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Choltran 5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Choltran 5 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease as the information available is very limited.
There is limited information available on the use of Choltran 5 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Choltran Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Choltran 5 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Choltran
I have vitamin. B12 deficiency. And high cholesterol
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food extra salt and regular exercise plus tab homocheck daily after consulting with your physician
High Cholesterol 208 mg/dl and Triglyceride 212 mg/dl.
Dr. Vishesh Rohatgi
Heart Specialist
Hi. The cholesterol value is borderline high and can be easily controlled with lifestyle changes. Avoid oily and spicy food. Walk or exercise daily for 1 hour. Check your blood pressure and repeat your lipid profile after 1 month and let us know.
high cholesterol as per the lipid profile report
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
avoid fried food and extra salt and regular exercise and repeat after 3 months
Hba1c -8.2 cholesterol 203 sgpt 113 what can i do i take glimestar-2 but sugar not in control
Dr. Ashwin Porwal
Diabetes Specialist
your sugar levels are pretty highcholesterol and sgpt toomedicines have to be upgraded
hello i am worried about my high Cholesterol. plz recommend me medicine.
Dr. Satish Kumar Jyoti
Diabetes Specialist
If you are non diabetic, non hypertensive, non smoker, then you can try life style changes like low fat, low calorie diet abs regular exercise for 1 month. Else you can take risuvastatin or Atorvastatin.
Having high cholesterol problemShall I take medicines like omega 3 capsules
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Yes you can take it It will only increase HDL cholesterol which is good cholesterol To decrease total cholesterol or tag pr LDL do exercise daily for 1-2 hours like brisk walking for 2-2 kms Avoid fatty foods
High cholesterol and lipid. Also type 2 diabetes under control. Vegetarian. Pls advise on dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Per day calorie intake should be between 1,500-1,800 calories with a proportion of 60:20:20 between carbohydrates, fats and proteins, respectively, take Healthy fats from raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds etc, fresh Fruits and vegetables,whole grains, legumes and other high-fibre diet, avoid refined carbohydrate diet,if u eat non veg u can take fish, poultry egg white, pulses whereas avoid red meat, avoid saturated fats like ghee, butter, avoid sweet foods, take small but frequent meals, supplements containing omega 3 fatty acids like Multivite fm omega capsule Quit smoking, avoid too much alcohol intake, find ways to reduce stress like meditation, yoga, etc. Moderate exercise daily like a brisk walk for 1 km. hope it helps

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Frequently asked questions about Choltran Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cholestyramine

Q. Is Choltran safe?
Choltran is relatively safe if used as prescribed. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor
Q. Is Choltran used for diarrhea?
Yes. Choltran is used to treat diarrhea associated with various diseases
Q. Is Choltran a statin drug?
No. Choltran is a bile acid-binding resin, not a statin drug
Q. Is Choltran gluten-free?
Yes. Choltran is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. Can I take Choltran with Imodium?
Choltran may be taken with Imodium (loperamide) if prescribed by your doctor
Q. Does Choltran cause constipation, diarrhea, gas, hair loss or increased triglycerides?
Choltran is expected to cause side-effects such as constipation and gas. It is not expected to cause diarrhea, hair loss or increased triglycerides. If you notice any such changes, please consult your doctor.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Choltran with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Choltran with Leflunomide
Medicines with composition Leflunomide: Lefsum, Lefunid
Choltran with Raloxifene
Medicines with composition Raloxifene: Ceost
Choltran with Hydrochlorothiazide
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Hyros
Choltran with Chlorthalidone
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol
Choltran with Acarbose
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose
Choltran with Glipizide
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase
Choltran with Indapamide
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard
Choltran with Nimesulide
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide
Choltran with Sodium Valproate
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid
Choltran with Vancomycin
Medicines with composition Vancomycin: Vistovanc

Substitutes for Choltran

No substitutes found for this medicine
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