Choltran

Manufactured by: Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Contains / Salt: Cholestyramine (4 gm)

Prescription Required

261 people have bought this recently

Choltran

Manufactured by: Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Contains / Salt: Cholestyramine (4 gm)

Prescription Required

261 people have bought this recently

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5 gm Sachet in 1 Packet

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Choltran Information

Choltran is a prescription medicine that is available as a Sachet, Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of High Cholesterol.

The right dosage of Choltran depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Choltran are Nausea or vomiting. Some other side effects of Choltran have been listed ahead. Usually, these side effects of Choltran go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Choltran's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Safe while nursing. Further, the section on Choltran related warnings talks about Choltran's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Choltran contraindications section.

Besides this, Choltran may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Choltran is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.

  1. Choltran Benefits & Uses
  2. Choltran Dosage & How to Take
  3. Choltran Side Effects
  4. Choltran Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Choltran with Other Drugs
  6. Choltran Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Choltran
  8. Choltran Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Choltran Benefits & Uses

Choltran is used to treat the following -

  1. High Cholesterol Primary

Choltran Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Choltran

Cholestyramine

Choltran Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Choltran is used -

  1. Constipation Moderate
  2. Abdominal Pain Mild
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Irritability
  5. Rash
  6. Flatulence Unknown
  7. Diarrhoea
  8. Dizziness Unknown
  9. Loss of appetite
  10. Belching
  11. Weight Change

Choltran Related Warnings

Is the use of Choltran safe for pregnant women?

Choltran can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Choltran right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Choltran safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women can safely use Choltran.

Safe

What is the effect of Choltran on the Kidneys?

Choltran can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Choltran on the Liver?

Choltran may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Choltran on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Choltran on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Choltran with Other Drugs

Choltran should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Choltran Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Choltran unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Dehydration
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Phenylketonuria (PKU)
  4. Hypothyroidism
  5. Constipation

Frequently asked Questions about Choltran

Is this Choltran habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Choltran has not been reported.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Choltran will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

Safe

Is it safe?

Choltran should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Choltran in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Choltran Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Choltran

Some foods when eaten with Choltran can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Choltran

Taking Choltran and alcohol together may cause some problems. If you notice any of these side effects, it is best to go to your doctor.

Mild
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Cholestyramine
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 636,638
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. Davis’s Drug Guide For Nurses. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 78-79
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