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Cholestyramine Price and Pack Size

Cholestyramine Information

Cholestyramine Benefits & Uses

Cholestyramine is used to treat the following -

Cholestyramine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Cholestyramine

Cholestyramine

Cholestyramine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cholestyramine is used -

  1. Constipation Moderate
  2. Abdominal Pain Mild
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Irritability
  5. Rash
  6. Flatulence Unknown
  7. Diarrhoea
  8. Dizziness Unknown
  9. Loss of appetite
  10. Belching
  11. Weight Change

Cholestyramine Related Warnings

Is the use of Cholestyramine safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Cholestyramine. If you also feel the same, then discontinue it and start only on doctor advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Cholestyramine safe during breastfeeding?

Cholestyramine does not have any harmful effects on breastfeeding women.

Safe

What is the effect of Cholestyramine on the Kidneys?

There may be an adverse effect on kidney after taking Cholestyramine. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Cholestyramine on the Liver?

There may be an adverse effect on liver after taking Cholestyramine. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Cholestyramine on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Cholestyramine on heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Cholestyramine with Other Drugs

Cholestyramine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Cholestyramine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cholestyramine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Dehydration
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Phenylketonuria (PKU)
  4. Hypothyroidism
  5. Constipation

Frequently asked Questions about Cholestyramine

Is this Cholestyramine habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Cholestyramine is addictive.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Cholestyramine as it does not make you drowsy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Cholestyramine only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Cholestyramine is not used to treat mental disorders.

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Cholestyramine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Cholestyramine

When consumed with certain foods, Cholestyramine may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Cholestyramine

Taking [medicine] and alcohol at the same time may lead to slight side effects. Contact your doctor right away if you observe any side effects.

Mild

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