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How does Cholestyramine actually help chronic diarrhea?

Posted 17 May 2010 by stellamuse 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 ...

Can Welchol be used in place of cholestyramine for treatment of diarrhea in Crohn's Disease?

Posted 6 days ago by Gryphon67 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 ...

How to prevent vitamins deficiency from taking cholestyramine?

Posted 8 days ago by Mon50 0 answers

Anyone feel weak from using cholestyramine for a period of time?

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

Posted 18 Aug 2017 by dizzigirl 1 answer

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

Cholestyramine - Are there contraindications for long term use of Cholestryramine?

Posted 2 Dec 2017 by Keyboard Whiz 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 ...

Colesevelam - Been on cholestyramine, loosing hair and headaches every day?

Posted 30 Oct 2017 by Patengland 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!

Cholestyramine - Can this help stop the chronic diarrhea caused by Aricept?

Posted 22 Oct 2017 by Jnscott9 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 ...

Is cholestyramine resin safe to take with me having allergies and asthma has this drug been tested?

Posted 16 Jun 2017 by Tennesseegirl53 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 ...

My doctor just put me on a new med I am concerned about taking?

Posted 12 May 2017 by nancy_valent 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 ...

Cholestyramine - Taking 1 power a day. My diabetes number is higher. Will my body adjust ?

Posted 27 Mar 2017 by Patriciahurst8 0 answers

Will this drug cause my diabetes to go higher?

Cholestyramine - Does anyone take a probiotic with it as well?

Posted 10 Feb 2017 by Conrad85 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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