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How does Cholestyramine actually help chronic diarrhea?

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 ...

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 ...

What is the easiest way to take Cholestyramine??

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 ...

Has anyone else noticed a taste change after using cholestyramine?

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 ...

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

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

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

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?

Can Cholestyramine cause white or chalky colored stool?

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?

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

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?

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

Posted 16 Nov 2015 by shy one 0 answers

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

Does Cholestyramine cause swollen ankles?

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?

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

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.

Cholestyramine - does cholestramine cause black stools ?

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.

Is "Cholestyranine used to control diarreha?

Posted 25 Sep 2015 by DXC1 0 answers

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

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