Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

locholest

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Gi: Gas, bloating and constipation.
Dr. William Cromwell
34 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Bile Salts Binder: Cholestyramine is a bile acid sequestrate that works by binding bile salts and cholesterol preventing their absorption in the GI tract. With decreased ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
47 years experience Cardiology
Questran (cholestyramine): Lowering cholesterol in the past.
Dr. William Cromwell
34 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Binding Bile Salts: Questran (cholestyramine) is a bile acid sequestrate that works by binding bile salts and cholesterol preventing their absorption in the GI tract. Wit ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
27 years experience General Surgery
A few days: If you're treating jaundice, you should see improvement within a week or two.
1
1 thank
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Usually Gi: Gas , bloating and constipation.
1
1 thank
A 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT SWOPE
59 years experience Family Medicine
See your Pharmacist: Discuss this with your pharmacist and they may wish to speak with your physician about your specific problems.
1
1 thank
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Arava (leflunomide): I believe you mean Arava (leflunomide). If that's the case then yes cholestyramine has been used to remove Arava (leflunomide) from the system,
1
1 thank
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
29 years experience Cardiology
Better lipid med: It depends is the best answer. These are both good meds depending on the type of elevated lipid. Cholestyramine is used to lower triglycerides and o ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
27 years experience General Surgery
Bile binders: These salts bind bile and take it out of your system. They can be helpful in some situations. Cholestyramine also lowers cholesterol indirectly.
1
1 thank
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Pain & bloody stools: Crohns disease is an inflammatory bowel disorder which causes bloody stools and pain. Cholestyramine & end ivory are medications.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
NO: No.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month