A 83-year-old male asked:
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I take cholestyramine powder for bile salt diarrhea from gall bladder surg. It has worked for many years ...Not the past 6 mo. Any suggestions?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
See a GI doctor: Your current loose stools may or may not be related to bile salts. Just because you are having this does not necessarily mean that the Cholestyramine is not working. Something new may be in progress. Go get seen and hopefully this will clear up soon. Good luck.
Answered on Jun 23, 2018

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