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Choltran 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Choltran 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Choltran 5mg Tablet

MRP
31.73
₹3.17/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Choltran Tablet

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Uses of Choltran Tablet

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

Common

Constipation.

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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 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Choltran Tablet works

Choltran 5mg Tablet is a bile acid binding agent. It removes bile acid from the body. The liver then produces more bile acids using cholesterol. Because the body use cholesterol to make bile acids, 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 5mg Tablet.
  • Always take Choltran 5mg 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 5mg Tablet.
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Choltran Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Choltran Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Choltran 5mg 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.
Lactation
Choltran 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Choltran 5mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Choltran 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Choltran 5mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease as the information available is very limited.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Choltran 5mg 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 5mg 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Choltran Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cholestyramine

Choltran is relatively safe if used as prescribed. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor
Yes. Choltran is used to treat diarrhea associated with various diseases
No. Choltran is a bile acid-binding resin, not a statin drug
Yes. Choltran is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Choltran may be taken with Imodium (loperamide) if prescribed by your doctor
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
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Leflunomide: Lefumide, Cleft, Lefno, Lefra, Arava, Lefrhum, Rumalef, Lefron, DM Lef, Leflunomide, Lefuma, Immulef
Choltran with Raloxifene
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Raloxifene: Ceost, Evomate, Femoral, Posmo, Fiona, Ralista, Ralosto, Esserm, Estroact, Osral, Bonebay, Ronal, Ralofen, Ralotab
Choltran with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped, Laxide, Frusenat, Lasipen
Choltran with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide, Indicontin, Indap, Divret, Inzu, Natridac, IN
Choltran with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Choltran with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Choltran with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz, B Mine, Garbenz, Coolora, Uvdyne, Biqol, Edel, Bzynice
Choltran with Metamizole / Dipyrone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep, Novalgin, Analgin, Divi A
Choltran with Metolazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz, Metoral, Rpmel
Choltran with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide, CTD, Chlohat, New CH, Hythalton
Choltran with Hydrochlorothiazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Bpzide, Dizide, Xenia, Aquazide, Hydrazide, Thiazide, Hydride, Hydronol
Choltran with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Biogesic, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Bionim, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Merisulide, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nilpain, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Nisulid, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, Nim, Nimbet, Nimitis, Nimcox, Embulide, Mangolide, Naba, Nemosif, Solide, Flenim, Genlide, Nimjet, Nimuwin, Nise Mdt, Anafebrin, Nimbid, Nimotrin, Nimcet Juicy, Arpinim, Jumolid Kid, Orange N Juicy, Ranter, Pazz, Neopar, Disnim, Nimulet Kid, Nide, Blisulide, Nimsa, Nimucon, Nimuda, Nisul, Nyde, Nimford, Neulite S, Nimopen, Nimez, Nimuflam, Takeaway, Nimtop P, Nimular SP, Denim, Nimica, Nimumed, Nimegesic, Nimotas CD, Nimotas Kid, Zonim, Nam, Ransulide, Nimulex, Neemact, Neosulide, Ladex
Choltran with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Choltran with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Choltran with Xipamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Xipamide: Xipamid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo, Acitrom
Choltran with Amiodarone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Tachyra, Pacenorm, Amiodon, Eurythmic, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol, Duron, Cordarone, Amipace
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