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Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Questran (Overview)

Questran is a bile acid reducer which is a kind of cholesterol/lipid lowering agent (cardiovascular drug).


Dr. Thomas Inwood
49 doctors shared insights

Questran (Overview)

Questran is a bile acid reducer which is a kind of cholesterol/lipid lowering agent (cardiovascular drug).


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Are you prescribed questran (cholestyramine) for high cholesterol.?

Are you prescribed questran (cholestyramine) for high cholesterol.?

Questran (cholestyramine): Questran (cholestyramine) can be used for management of high lipids. It is not usually a first line agent, but used in patients who are sensitive to statins or have elevated triglycerides that have not responded to statin therapy. It is usually added to another therapy. ...Read more

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How long does it take for vancocin (vancomycin) & questran take to begin working for c diff ?

How long does it take for vancocin (vancomycin) & questran take to begin working for c diff ?

Longer than you need: The two should not be used together. The Cholestyramine (questran) given to bind the c. Difficile toxin will also bind the vancomycin. Would stop the Cholestyramine and see someone more familiar with treating this potential fatal intoxication. ...Read more

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Have been told questran (cholestyramine) can not be given as out off stock but qquestran (cholestyramine) light dies not agree with me ?

See your Pharmacist: Discuss this with your pharmacist and they may wish to speak with your physician about your specific problems. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Cholestyramine (Definition)

Cholestyramine is a bile acid reducer which is a kind of cholesterol/lipid ...Read more