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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 6 days ago by • 0 answers
Given that they are similar drug classification, cholestyramine is difficult to palate due to the granular consistency. Welchol is in a tablet form and therefore easier to tolerate making it a better alternative for compliance and consumption. The question is, is there evidence to support its use ...
Posted 8 days ago by • 0 answers
Anyone feel weak from using cholestyramine for a period of time?
Posted 18 Aug 2017 by • 1 answer
Dumping symptoms are mosstly under control, but I have recurrences and dizzy spells with it.
Posted 2 Dec 2017 by • 0 answers
I have microscopic colitis - collagenous: inital treatment was steroids and cholestyramine for diarrhea; had good results; symptoms returned after a period of only OTC's kaopectate, etc. Doctor agreed that I could try managing symptoms with cholestyramine and FODMAP diet, since I might have ...
Posted 30 Oct 2017 by • 1 answer
Loosing hair and headaches on cholestyramine. Prescribed Welchol, afraid to loose more hair and more headaches. Any advice? Female 71, started diarrhea 2 years ago. Been on budisonide, caused anxiety and heart racing. Please help!
Posted 22 Oct 2017 by • 0 answers
My mom recently stopped Aricept due to the chronic diarrhea side effect. Has anyone had luck with this to stop the diarrhea and how long did it take to notice? Without Aricept, she is soooo much more confused! She was taking Aricept and Namenda separately, then Nemzaric 14/10 (combination of the ...
Posted 16 Jun 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 28 May 2017 by • 0 answers
... softener with this?
Posted 12 May 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 5 May 2017 by • 0 answers
Cholestyramine - Has anyone developed severe gas bubble from this medication that just sits in your?
Posted 24 Apr 2017 by • 0 answers
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Posted 27 Mar 2017 by • 0 answers
Will this drug cause my diabetes to go higher?
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 ...
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