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Colesevalam Hydrochloride (Cholestagel)

Sanofi

Description

Diarrhoea Medication. Cholestagel 625 mg film-coated tablets. Dosage- Combination therapy The recommended dose of Cholestagel for combination with a statin with or without ezetimibe is 4 to 6 tablets per day. The maximum recommended dose is 6 tablets per day taken as 3 tablets twice per day with meals or 6 tablets taken once per day with a meal. Clinical trials have shown that Cholestagel and statins can be co-administered or dosed apart, and that Cholestagel and ezetimibe can be co-administered or dosed apart. Monotherapy-The recommended starting dose of Cholestagel is 6 tablets per day taken as 3 tablets twice per day with meals or 6 tablets once per day with a meal. The maximum recommended dose is 7 tablets per day. During therapy, the cholesterol-lowering diet should be continued, and serum total-C, LDL-C and triglyceride levels should be determined periodically during treatment to confirm favourable initial and adequate long-term responses.

Quantity

24; 100; 180

Sizes Available

Package sizes are: 24 tablets (1 × 24) 100 tablets (2 × 50) 180 tablets (1 × 180).

Price

£115.32

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