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We found 12 questions associated with the 'Questran' topic.

What is the difference between light and regular questran?

Posted 5 Sep 2010 2 answers

My firend who takes Questran cannot stand the sweetness of this product. Is there an alternative? An unflavored version?

Do I need a perscription to get questran or can I buy it over the counter?

Posted 26 Apr 2010 2 answers

my brother is visiting from Ireland and is perscribed questran for his stomach. he has forgotten his supply and gets quite sick if he doesnt take it. will i have to take him to my GP or can we buy it over the counter?

Is there Prevalite or Questran that does not contain Aspertame?

Posted 25 Nov 2009 2 answers

I have been prescribed powdered Prevalite following effects of gall bladder surgery. I do not want to take Aspertame and wonder if there is a brand of Cholestyramine that does not contain Aspertame.

Do I need a prescription to buy Questran?

Posted 21 Oct 2014 1 answer

Questran - I took Zetia for cholesterol and had terrible side effects, will questran be the same?

Posted 20 Feb 2012 2 answers

A lot of pain in the muscles, unable to walk, get up and down as I used to. The side effects took a long time to go away. Has this product caused the same side effects? Elyn

How much time, before & after taking Questran, can I take my regular meds so they won't be absorbed?

Posted 15 Sep 2011 1 answer

This medication, Questran, absorbs everything in it's path. I take it for diarrhea not for cholesteral. If I remember correctly, I can take reg meds 1 hr before Questran and 4 hrs. later. The pharmacist didn't include these instructions with this refill. Any help would be appreciated.

Cholestyramine - Has anyone been switched to Carafate due to the severe constipation issues?

Posted 9 Mar 2013 1 answer

I started taking my Questran 1/2 packet at lunch time instead of dividing it in threes as I was doing, this was after my doctor's appt. on Wednesday this week, well I got two days of it in and then today no bowel movement again and I was miserable and it took quite a bit of laxatives to get me ...

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

Posted 23 Dec 2015 1 answer

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

My doctor says Questran is no longer made, where can I get an alternative urgently?

Posted 2 Jun 2010 1 answer

Pharmacists were giving me bad info. Questran IS still made but it was the distribution that was problematic. All sorted now.

Why can I not get colestipol is this product not being manufactured anymore?

Posted 9 Jun 2010 1 answer

i was on questran but that is also unavaliable so they gave me a perscription for colestipol now this is unavaliable does anyone know why

My mother in Ireland needs Questran (powder sachets) and right now it is scarce albeit impossible to

Posted 1 Nov 2010 1 answer

... find there. Can I get it for her on this site?

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Hyperlipoproteinemia, Pruritus of Partial Biliary Obstruction, Hyperlipoproteinemia Type IIa (Elevated LDL), Hyperlipoproteinemia Type IIb (Elevated LDL + VLDL)

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