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What is the easiest way to take Cholestyramine??

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 ...

Posted 4 Jul 2016 0 answers

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

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 ...

Posted 16 Jun 2016 0 answers

Has anyone else noticed a taste change after using cholestyramine?

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 ...

Posted 15 Jun 2016 0 answers

How does Cholestyramine actually help chronic diarrhea?

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 ...

Posted 17 May 2010 1 answer

Has anyone had slightly elevated liver enzymes (AST AND ALT) since taking cholestyramineramine?

Been on cholestyramineramine about six months and now liver zymes up slightly. Hoping just related to cholestyramine

Posted 25 Feb 2016 0 answers

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

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 15 Jan 2016 0 answers

Cholestyramine - does the itching in the anus and rectum ever go away with continued treatment?

I get bloating and gas pain and a very itchy anus and rectum from Questran. Will it go away with continued use?

Posted 23 Dec 2015 0 answers

Can Cholestyramine cause white or chalky colored stool?

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 19 Nov 2015 1 answer

Cholestyramine - can you drink wine at nite before dinner when taking cholestipramine?

2 glasses of wine at nite... wil this interfere with questran?

Posted 16 Nov 2015 0 answers

Does Cholestyramine cause swollen ankles?

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 ...

Posted 16 Oct 2015 0 answers

I am curently taking cholestyramine how long should I have to keep taking it?

I am taking it for diarrhea. I was told it happens after the removal of my gall blather.

Posted 13 Oct 2015 0 answers

Cholestyramine - does cholestramine cause black stools ?

It was prescribed for incontinent diarreha and I have microscopic collitis. I also had my .gallbladder removed in July.

Posted 18 Sep 2015 1 answer

Is "Cholestyranine used to control diarreha?

Is "Cholestyramine for Oral Suspension USP" useful for bowel problems such as diarrhea?

Posted 25 Sep 2015 0 answers

Cholestyramine - What can be done to take the dark stuff off the teeth?

Teeth have a dark brown substance on the area around the gums that won't brush off

Posted 16 Sep 2015 0 answers

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