Choltran 5 Mg Tablet

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Choltran 5 Mg Tablet Information

Choltran 5 Mg Tablet is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of High Cholesterol.

The optimal dosage of Choltran 5 Mg Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

The side effects typically associated with Choltran 5 Mg Tablet include Nausea or vomiting. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Choltran 5 Mg Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. These side effects of Choltran 5 Mg Tablet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Choltran 5 Mg Tablet has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Safe effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Choltran 5 Mg Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Choltran 5 Mg Tablet related warnings section.

Some other conditions that can be affected by Choltran 5 Mg Tablet are listed in the contraindications section below.

Besides this, Choltran 5 Mg Tablet may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Choltran 5 Mg Tablet, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.

Choltran 5 Mg Tablet Benefits & Uses

Choltran 5 Mg Tablet is used to treat the following -

Choltran 5 Mg Tablet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage

Choltran 5 Mg Tablet Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Choltran 5 Mg Tablet is used -



  • पेट दर्द
  • Diarrhoea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Belching


  • Nausea or vomiting


  • Irritability
  • Rash
  • पेट की गैस
  • Dizziness
  • Weight Change

Choltran 5 Mg Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Choltran 5 Mg Tablet safe for pregnant women?

    Choltran may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Choltran again without your doctor's advice.

  • Is the use of Choltran 5 Mg Tablet safe during breastfeeding?

    Choltran does not show any side effects in breastfeeding women.

  • What is the effect of Choltran 5 Mg Tablet on the Kidneys?

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

  • What is the effect of Choltran 5 Mg Tablet on the Liver?

    You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Choltran. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

  • What is the effect of Choltran 5 Mg Tablet on the Heart?

    Choltran is rarely harmful for the heart.


Severe Interaction of Choltran 5 Mg Tablet with Other Drugs

Choltran 5 Mg Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -


Choltran 5 Mg Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Choltran 5 Mg Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Choltran 5 Mg Tablet

  • Is this Choltran 5 Mg Tablet habit forming or addictive?

    No, you will not get addicted to Choltran 5 Mg Tablet.

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

    Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Choltran 5 Mg Tablet as it does not make you drowsy.

  • Is it safe?

    Yes, Choltran 5 Mg Tablet is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, Choltran 5 Mg Tablet cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.


Choltran 5 Mg Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Choltran 5 Mg Tablet

    When consumed with certain foods, Choltran 5 Mg Tablet may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Choltran 5 Mg Tablet

    Taking [medicine] and alcohol at the same time may lead to mild side effects. Contact your doctor right away if you observe any side effects.


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Cholestyramine

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 636,638

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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