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Cholestyramine vs. Questran Light for High Cholesterol

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Rating: 3 out of 5
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Cholestyramine or colestyramine (Questran, Questran Light, Cholybar) is a bile acid sequestrant, which binds bile in the gastrointestinal tract to prevent its reabsorption. It is a strong ion exchange resin, which means that it can exch... Read more on Wikipedia
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38 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
- it has other brand names too. It works well...
...that works well. It is Questran Light powder (Cholestyramine) - it has other brand names too. It works well for bile salt ...treatment. I use it now with OTC prevacid, but just used the...
me a lot. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholestyramine...
...before surgery and Questran Light helped me a lot....
been on Questran Light (Cholestyramine) for almost 4 weeks....
I've been on Questran Light (Cholestyramine) for almost 4 weeks. I didn't notice a difference the first week but then it started to improve the \"D\". For the last couple of weeks I almost feel...
D by taking Questran Light, (Cholestyramine). The powder...
...had the gallbladder removed suffer from Bile Acid Diarrhea. There have ...from those that got relieve from D by taking Questran Light, (Cholestyramine). The powder works best, at least it has f...
I've been taking the questran light for nearly two years....
...been taking the questran light for nearly two years. Sometimes the pharmacy gives me questran light and sometimes cholestyramine. They just gave ...another form of cholestyramine, I think. Th...
on Questran Light (Cholestyramine) for some time before...
...been on Questran Light (Cholestyramine) for some time before ...after surgery. I don't think Cholestyramine really avoids diarrhea, it just ...it was like fire. Cholestyramine was a kind...
cholestyramine (Questran Light). This worked fantastically...
...I have had the itch dreadfully at various times over the years. Finally, I tried cholestyramine (Questran Light). This worked fantastically for ...have had various autoimmune diseases diagnose...
I am now taking Questran Light. It is a powder that...
...I am now taking Questran Light. It is a powder ...It is also called Cholestyramine. I think it is primarily used to treat people with high cholesterol, but it was ...well. When I take Ques...
years ago I was on Questran Light which they don't make...
...was on Questran Light ...gave me Prevalite for the first 3 months (another cholestyramine with an artificial sweetener at my request). When I asked the nurse for a new script, she wrote it for...
Doctor put me on Questran Light,cholestyramine. Lotronex...
...weight loss,constand pain. None of the drugs worked for me until a Gastro Doctor put me on Questran Light,cholestyramine. Lotronex also works very well for...
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