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Binding Bile Salts: Questran is a bile acid sequestrate that works by binding bile salts and cholesterol preventing their absorption in the GI tract. With decreased cholesterol absorption the liver makes more low density lipoprotein (ldl) receptors, decreasing the number of LDL particles (ldl-p) in the blood. However, Questran can cause increased triglyceride (tg) synthesis and higher blood tg levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have been told questran can not be given as out off stock but qquestran 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
Yes - or any drug: Questran (cholestyramine) is a old medication for lowering cholesterol by binding bile salts in the intestine, and thereby removing cholesterol from the body. It also binds most medications, thereby preventing them getting into you to work. You should try to take Questran several hours away from any other medication. ...Read more