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    Bile Acid Preparations. Cholic Acid 50, 250 mg.
    CAPS.:90. Tmt. of inborn errors of prim. bile acid synthesis is 10-15 mg/kg/d, either as a single dly. dose or in divid. doses, for both adult and paed. pts. The dose should be subseq. titrated to the desired effect but should not exceed a max.  of 15mg/kg/d. Where the dose calcul. is not a multiple of 50, the nearest dose below the max.  of 15mg/kg/d should be select., provided that is suffic. to suppress urin. bile acids. If not, the next higher dose should be select. Pts. with concom. familial hypertriglyceridemia is 11 to 17 mg/kg once dly. or in two divid. doses and is adjust. based on clin. response.
    Tmt. of  infants, child., adolesc.  aged 1m.-18 yrs. and adults of inborn errors in prim. bile acid synthesis due to Sterol 27-hydroxylase (presenting as cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis, CTX) defic., 2- (or α-) methylacyl-coa racemase (AMACR) defic., Cholesterol 7α -hydroxylase (CYP7A1) defici.,  3β-hydroxy-5-C27-steroid oxidoreductase defic.,(also known as 3β-hydroxy-5-C27-steroid dehydrogenase/isomerase or 3β-HSD or HSD3β7.
    C/I: Hypersens. Concom. use with phenobarbital.