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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 ...
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.
Posted 18 Aug 2017 • 1 answer
Dumping symptoms are mosstly under control, but I have recurrences and dizzy spells with it.
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
Posted 28 Apr 2011 • 2 answers
My new prescription provider only covers Cholestyramine Light but I have been using Cholestyramine powder for many years.
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.
Posted 13 Sep 2013 • 1 answer
... when is the best time of the day to take it and what medications would interfere with this
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 ...
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?
Posted 22 Jun 2010 • 1 answer
Posted 18 Aug 2014 • 2 answers
... gluten-free diet (no wheat, barley, rye)
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?
Posted 11 Aug 2009 • 1 answer
Posted 12 Jun 2010 • 1 answer
Or something less expensive that insurance will pay?
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Related Drug Support Groups
Cholestyramine Patient Information at Drugs.com
- Cholestyramine Information for Consumers
- Cholestyramine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cholestyramine (detailed)