Cholestyramine Resin vs Questran Light

Cholestyramine Resin
Questran Light
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Questran Light is a cholesterol lowering medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
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No score available
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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Not Available
December 5, 1988
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6,447 Discussions
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Our data suggest that Questran Light is taken for Chronic Diarrhea, although it is not approved for this condition. In addition, it is prescribed for High Cholesterol.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Itching
3
Constipation
3
Tiredness
2
Nausea
2
Bloating
1
Cramping
1
Stomach Pain
1
Weight Loss
1
Vomiting
1
Colitis
1
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Bloating
2
Nausea
1
Stomach Cramps
1
Stomach Problems
1
Liver Disease
1
Trouble Swallowing
1
Gagging
1
Jaundice
1
Gall Stones
1
Depression
1
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Nausea
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Bloating
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Stomach Pain
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Weight Loss
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Vomiting
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Colitis
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Nausea
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Stomach Cramps
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Stomach Problems
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Liver Disease
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Trouble Swallowing
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Gagging
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Jaundice
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Gall Stones
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Depression
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Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Questran Light during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Cholestyramine Resin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Questran Light and alcohol.
Method of use
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Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Powder: , 4 g, 4 g/Dose, 4 gram
Food Instructions
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Should be taken before meals. Fat soluble vitamins should be monitored because drug may lower their absorption.
Should be taken before meals. Fat soluble vitamins should be monitored because drug may lower their absorption.
Ingredients
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Cholestyramine , Cholestyramine/Sucrose , Cholestyramine/Aspartame
Cholestyramine/Aspartame
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Cholestyramine Resin and Questran Light: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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