Colesevelam hydrochloride for oral suspension is a white to yellow granular powder containing yellow granules.
NDC: 63629-8860-1: 1 For Suspension Powders in a PACKET
3.75 gram single-dose packet
Cartons of 30 packets – NDC 63629-8860-01
Store at 25°C (68° to 77°F); excursions permitted between 15° to 30°C (59° to 86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature].Protect from moisture.
Hypertriglyceridemia and Pancreatitis
Inform patients that colesevelam hydrochloride may increase their serum triglycerides which can lead to hypertriglyceridemia and pancreatitis. Instruct patients to discontinue colesevelam hydrochloride and seek prompt medical attention if the symptoms of acute pancreatitis occur (e.g., severe abdominal pain with or without nausea and vomiting) [see Warnings and Precautions (5.1)]
Inform patients that colesevelam hydrochloride may cause bowel obstruction. Instruct patients to promptly discontinue colesevelam hydrochloride and seek medical attention if severe abdominal pain or severe constipation occurs [see Warnings and Precautions (5.2)].
Drug and Vitamin Interactions
Advise patients that colesevelam hydrochloride has drug interactions and colesevelam hydrochloride may decrease the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K. Instruct patients to take oral vitamins at least 4 hours prior to colesevelam hydrochloride. Instruct patients to inform their physician about all the drugs and vitamins that they are prescribed or take over the counter [see Warnings and Precautions (5.3) and Drug Interactions (7)].
Hypertriglyceridemia and Cardiovascular Disease
Inform patients that colesevelam hydrochloride may increase serum triglycerides and that the long-term effect of hypertriglyceridemia on the risk of coronary artery disease is uncertain [see Warnings and Precautions (5.1)]
Administration [see Dosage and Administration (2.2, 2.4)]
For Oral Suspension
Instruct patients to empty the entire contents of one packet into a glass or cup and add 1 cup (8 ounces) of water, fruit juice, or diet soft drinks. Stir well and drink. Advise patients to take colesevelam hydrochloride oral suspension with meals. Advise patient to not take colesevelam hydrochloride oral suspension in its dry form.
Females of Reproductive Potential
Advise females of reproductive potential that colesevelam hydrochloride may reduce the effectiveness of oral contraceptives, and to take oral contraceptives at least 4 hours before taking colesevelam hydrochloride [see Drug Interactions (7.1) and Use in Specific Populations (8.3)].
Manufactured by: Alkem Laboratories Ltd.,
Ascend Laboratories, LLC
Parsippany, NJ 07054
Revised: November, 2021 PT 2768-03
Colesevelam Hcl 3.75 g for Oral Susp #30
|COLESEVELAM HYDROCHLORIDE colesevelam hydrochloride powder, for suspension|
|Labeler — Bryant Ranch Prepack (171714327)|
|Registrant — Bryant Ranch Prepack (171714327)|
|Bryant Ranch Prepack||171714327||REPACK (63629-8860), RELABEL (63629-8860)|
Revised: 09/2022 Bryant Ranch Prepack
All MedLibrary.org resources are included in as near-original form as possible, meaning that the information from the original provider has been rendered here with only typographical or stylistic modifications and not with any substantive alterations of content, meaning or intent.