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How does Cholestyramine actually help chronic diarrhea?

Posted 17 May 2010 by stellamuse 2 answers

I had half of my large & small intestine removed,w/an ileostomy,which was reversed & reconnected to colon almost 6 mo.ago.Drs.tried many meds,but this IS beginning to help.They started me w/2 a day,gradually advancing to 3 now,then 4 later. Drs,are quite puzzeled,I'm exhausted.Also,my ...

What is the best time of day to take cholestyramine powder?

Posted 18 Aug 2017 by dizzigirl 1 answer

Dumping symptoms are mosstly under control, but I have recurrences and dizzy spells with it.

Is cholestyramine resin safe to take with me having allergies and asthma has this drug been tested?

Posted 16 Jun 2017 by Tennesseegirl53 1 answer

My gasteroligest dr wants me to try this drug he suggested I'm scared to take it because I don't the risk or side effects or if my asthma and allergie and sinus medication will counteract with it has this drug been tested with the food and drug administrations any information on this drug ...

My doctor just put me on a new med I am concerned about taking?

Posted 12 May 2017 by nancy_valent 0 answers

recently going to start taking CHOLESTYRAMINE PACKET, My major concern is with any of my BP meds. I currently take Furosemide 40mg BID, Metoprolol ER 50mg Qday,Lisinopril 40mg Qday,AmLodipine 5mg Qday,Clonidine0.2mg Qday. I also take Klor-ConM20 BID,I am concerned that taking this new cholesteral ...

Cholestyramine - Taking 1 power a day. My diabetes number is higher. Will my body adjust ?

Posted 27 Mar 2017 by Patriciahurst8 0 answers

Will this drug cause my diabetes to go higher?

Cholestyramine - Does anyone take a probiotic with it as well?

Posted 10 Feb 2017 by Conrad85 0 answers

I've had IBS for 20 years now and it goes through as phases. My most recent flair up has last two years and my dr finally told me about Cholestyramine, I had my gallbladder removed April 2016. Statred Cholestyramine 4mg in feb 2017 two weeks now and it work great but I still get the stomach ...

Cholestyramine - I have been on Prevalite Powder for 6 months. I had my gall bladder out 50years ago

Posted 16 Jun 2016 by Annajustmay 0 answers

Have had problems ever since, which have gotten worse as I age. Anyway, I have been complaining about my problems with diarrhea and been told it was IBS, diverticulitis, diverticulosis, and most recently an infection in my gut which is when I was prescribed 20 days of Ciprofloxacin and the ...

What is the easiest way to take Cholestyramine??

Posted 4 Jul 2016 by iluvfrgz 0 answers

I recently started using Cholestyramine. I am very texture sensitive and I am having issues finding a way to actually take the medicine. I am tried cold liquids, hot liquids and room temperature liquids. I have tried water, soda, tea and juice. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I have ...

Has anyone else noticed a taste change after using cholestyramine?

Posted 15 Jun 2016 by Nothatold45 0 answers

I've noticed that water has a horrible aftertaste since I've been using cholestyramine. My Dr ordered it for chronic diarrhea. He's still trying to determine the cause. I've had an upper gi with barium swallow and a colonoscopy. Everything has looked normal. He's running ...

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