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How does Cholestyramine actually help chronic diarrhea?

Posted 17 May 2010 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 ...

Why was I given cholestyramine and sucralfate after finding out I have an excess amount of bile...

Posted 23 hours ago 0 answers

... in my stomach? I had an endoscopy done because of severe stomach pain and unintended weight lose. The results showed that my stomach was full of bile. I was given the medicine but I don’t fully understand why? I go back in 4 weeks.

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

Posted 18 Aug 2017 1 answer

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

Does cholestyramine come in a pill form?

Posted 11 Dec 2009 2 answers

Cholestyramine - Is it okay to take a stool softener every day or so to counter the constipation? I?

Posted 4 Aug 2009 2 answers

... had a bout of diverticulitis from pain pill also. After antibiotic and liquid diet I am still having constipation. Thanks

What is the difference between Cholestyramine and Cholestyramine Light?

Posted 28 Apr 2011 2 answers

My new prescription provider only covers Cholestyramine Light but I have been using Cholestyramine powder for many years.

My doctor gave me Cholestyramine Light for on-going diarrhea. It's not working?

Posted 20 Jun 2013 4 answers

Before I call and yell at her is there anything else a 73 year old woman can take to stop diarrhea. I've tried Lotomil as well and it didn't help. I've been trying to control this for about a year.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome - is cholestyramine oral powder help ibs and when is the best part of the?

Posted 13 Sep 2013 1 answer

... when is the best time of the day to take it and what medications would interfere with this

Cholestyramine - Collagenous colitis?

Posted 10 Jan 2015 3 answers

I have biopsy confirmed collagenous colitis. I am always losing weight and am up to 15-20 Imodium per day plus I know where every bathroom in every block of my community. Is anyone using cholestyramine for this? I am desperately trying to avoid the next step which is oral steroids with nasty and ...

Cholestyramine - Alternative to cholestrymine for diahrea after removal of gall bladder?

Posted 15 Jan 2016 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?

Is there anything in Cholestyramine that could affect my Celiac disease? I must maintain a?

Posted 18 Aug 2014 2 answers

... gluten-free diet (no wheat, barley, rye)

Can Cholestyramine cause white or chalky colored stool?

Posted 19 Nov 2015 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?

Cholestyramine - Is there a generic version?

Posted 12 Jun 2010 1 answer

Or something less expensive that insurance will pay?

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