Article Contents ::
- 1 The Brand Name CHOLTRAN Has Generic Salt :: CHOLESTYRAMINE
- 2 CHOLTRAN Is From Company Ajanta Ph. Priced :: Rs. 33
- 3 CHOLTRAN have CHOLESTYRAMINE is comes under Sub class #N/A of Main Class #N/A
- 4 Main Medicine Class:: #N/A Sub Medicine Class :: #N/A
- 5 Disclaimer ::
- 6 The Information available on this site is for only Informational Purpose , before any use of this information please consult your Doctor .Price of the drugs indicated above may not match to real price due to many possible reasons may , including local taxes etc.. These are only approximate indicative prices of the drug.
The Brand Name CHOLTRAN Has Generic Salt :: CHOLESTYRAMINE
CHOLTRAN Is From Company Ajanta Ph. Priced :: Rs. 33
CHOLTRAN have CHOLESTYRAMINE is comes under Sub class #N/A of Main Class #N/A
Main Medicine Class:: #N/A Sub Medicine Class :: #N/A
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Indications for Drugs ::
Bile acid-induced diarrhoea; Hyperlipidaemias, Pruritus associated w/ partial biliary obstruction or primary biliary cirrhosis
Drug Dose ::
Hyperlipidaemias Adult: 12-24 g daily in single dose or up to 4 divided doses. Child: >6 yr: 240 mg/kg daily in divided doses. Bile acid-induced diarrhoea Adult: 12-24 g daily in single dose or up to 4 divided doses. Child: >6 yr: 240 mg/kg daily in divided doses. Pruritus associated with partial biliary obstruction or primary biliary cirrhosis Adult: 4-8 g daily. Child: >6 yr: 240 mg/kg daily in divided doses.
Complete biliary obstruction; hypersensitivity.
Drug Precautions ::
Admin as a suspension in water or a flavored vehicle to minimise risk of oesophageal obstruction. May interfere with absorption of fat-soluble vitamins and folic acid and prolonged use may be associated with an increased bleeding tendency. Pregnancy; lactation.
Drug Side Effects ::
Constipation; faecal impaction; haemorrhoids; abdominal discomfort or pain; heartburn; flatulence; nausea; vomiting; diarrhoea; increased bleeding tendency (chronic use); osteoporosis; steatorrhoea (high doses); skin rashes; pruritus of the tongue, skin and perianal region; hyperchloraemic acidosis.
Pregnancy category ::
Drug Mode of Action ::
Colestyramine binds with bile acids to form an insoluble complex which is excreted in the feces, resulting in increased loss of bile acid, thus increasing the oxidation of cholesterol to bile acids.
Drug Interactions ::
Delayed or reduced absorption of folic acid, thiazide diuretics, propranolol, digoxin and related glycosides, loperamide, phenylbutazone, barbiturates, oestrogens, progestogens, thyroid hormones, warfarin and other coumarin-derivative anticoagulants, iron salts, deferasirox and some antibacterials (e.g. tetracycline, penicillin G). May prevent absorption of fat-soluble vit. Slightly decreased rate of absorption of clofibrate. May interfere w/ absorption of oral phosphate supplements.