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Posted 17 May 2010 by stellamuse • 1 answer
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 25 Aug 2016 by gasbugl • 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 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 ...
Posted 9 Jul 2016 by HTullier • 0 answers
... take other meds at
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 ...
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 ...
Posted 25 Feb 2016 by Abbyamk • 0 answers
Been on cholestyramineramine about six months and now liver zymes up slightly. Hoping just related to cholestyramine
Posted 15 Jan 2016 by Ronald Dakin • 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 Ilovefuzzybears • 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 JennisGuts • 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 shy one • 0 answers
2 glasses of wine at nite... wil this interfere with questran?
Posted 16 Oct 2015 by Fighill • 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 pootle 18 • 0 answers
I am taking it for diarrhea. I was told it happens after the removal of my gall blather.
Posted 18 Sep 2015 by annie47 • 1 answer
It was prescribed for incontinent diarreha and I have microscopic collitis. I also had my .gallbladder removed in July.
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