I have I.B.S. and was prescribed Cholestyramine to take when it flares up. I have been having chalky almost white bowl movements. Can it be a side effect from the Cholestyramine?
Can Cholestyramine cause white or chalky colored stool?
Question posted by Ilovefuzzybears on 19 Nov 2015
Last updated on 20 November 2015 by chuck1957
IIlove; The doctor is using this because of the side effect of stopping diarrhea etc. It could come out in any form because it binds the bile from your body make sure you are not taking any medication close to this or you well not get the benefits of the other medications so follow the doctors directions very close. Make sure you mix it correctly and drink plenty of water right after drinking this powder that you mix in a large glass of water. any medication is like 1 hour before this medication or 3 to 4 hours after drinking this medication. And you adjust this to your diarrhea. Very effective if your having problems give your doctor a call.
- Cholestyramine uses and safety info
- Cholestyramine information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
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