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Posted 17 May 2010 by • 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 ...
Posted 10 Feb 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 10 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
Posted 25 Aug 2016 by • 0 answers
Cholestyramine - I have been on Prevalite Powder for 6 months. I had my gall bladder out 50years ago
Posted 16 Jun 2016 by • 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 ...
Posted 9 Jul 2016 by • 0 answers
... take other meds at
Posted 4 Jul 2016 by • 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 ...
Posted 15 Jun 2016 by • 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 ...
Posted 25 Feb 2016 by • 0 answers
Been on cholestyramineramine about six months and now liver zymes up slightly. Hoping just related to cholestyramine
Posted 15 Jan 2016 by • 2 answers
I have been taking cholestrymine for several years after removal of my gall bladder along with metamucil. Is there an alternative such as a pill?
Posted 19 Nov 2015 by • 1 answer
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?
Posted 23 Dec 2015 by • 1 answer
I get bloating and gas pain and a very itchy anus and rectum from Questran. Will it go away with continued use?
Posted 16 Nov 2015 by • 0 answers
2 glasses of wine at nite... wil this interfere with questran?
Posted 16 Oct 2015 by • 0 answers
I have been taking Cholestyramine for almost a year now for IBS. I only take a small of powder mixed with water once daily. I have noticed lately that my ankles have been swollen. Is this one of the side effects?
Posted 13 Oct 2015 by • 0 answers
I am taking it for diarrhea. I was told it happens after the removal of my gall blather.
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