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What is the difference between light and regular questran?

Posted 5 Sep 2010 by tennis lady 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 by tee1 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 by zoey2 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 by gallbladdergone 1 answer

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

Posted 20 Feb 2012 by Elyn 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

I have just been placed on Questran 3x/day, along with Metamucil to control my Cholesterol. I am?

Posted 4 Oct 2009 1 answer

... taking the powder and find the regimine quite difficult since I also take Synthroid and Atenolol and there are drug interactions. Have you heard of this and has it worked?

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

Posted 15 Sep 2011 by Critch57 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 by SandraLHoutz 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 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?

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

Posted 2 Jun 2010 by bambers 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 by jenpen123 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 by Eavanne 1 answer

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

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?

Questran - Just started using Questran 2 days ago. It was also recomended I try soluble fiber...

Posted 27 Nov 2017 by Tammyg726 0 answers

... twice a day, now after I take the QuestranI get really gassy. Is this common? Does this go away? I was diagnosed with IBS-D a few years ago but had me gall bladder out 20 years ago, that’s when all these symptoms started,now the cramps and bathroom runs are a lot more frequent so I was ...

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