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Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
8/31/2013 8:50:07 AM

Reviewer: jackbeth58, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This is my second day of taking Questran and I find it palatable in fruit juice, it is very gritty but better than liquids I've had before scans. I have been prescribed this due to chronic diarrhea after a small bowel re-section 3 months ago. Already I am relieved at no having to visit the loo so often and I was confident leaving the house to go shopping. Imodium and similar preparations haven ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
6/2/2013 4:16:26 PM

Reviewer: mtngrl55, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The taste is horrible, no matter what I mix it with. I've experimented.. 1/2 to full pkg. Now on 3/4 of pkg, Full pkg constipates me, 1/2 - still have diahorrea. I have been on it for 6 weeks. Headache, rumbling and passing gas.. almost as embarassing as the chronic diahorrea. Fatigue and confusion daily. I think I'll stop it and see if all of the side effects vanish. I may go back ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
4/8/2013 12:24:39 PM

Reviewer: HRW, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I suffered for 3 years after gall Bladder removal getting steadily worse. I got to the stage of being afraid to go anywhere and then had a very embarrassing accident. I saw a new doctor who suggested Questran I have to take it twice a day - but now I have my life back and feel like a normal person. I suggest anyone trying it to persevere - its a wonder drug !! Why don't they tell you this can ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
3/24/2013 4:52:48 PM

Reviewer: Frankie, 65-74 on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It stopped to diarrhea when nothing else would.

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
1/9/2013 10:32:36 PM

Reviewer: Trouble, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Just started using it - side effects are awful - severe headache,ache, gas, fatigue, doubt that I will continue if I can get Imodium. Doctor failed to tell me about the diarrhea after gallbladder removal. I've had IBSD for 60 yrs now adding this to it Ill stay home and be miserable. Not worth all the side effects and malabsorption!

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