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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of colestipol Oral.

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Condition: Other
7/29/2009 5:12:41 PM

Reviewer: bndove26, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
After pregnancy and birth of my child I had to have my gallbladder removed due to it being diseased and having stones. Since then I have had cronic diahrrea and it was controling my life.. The doctor prescribed colestipol. For the most part it works.. I take 3 capsules a day but if I miss a dose the diahrrea comes back. I still have my bad days probably once to twice a week of running to the bat ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/24/2009 9:48:57 AM

Reviewer: Marco, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had parts of small and large intestine removed, therefore inhibiting my bile absorbtion. The excess bile in my intestines led to many trips to the bathroom. I started taking Questran, which is a powder and it worked OK once I found the correct dosage. Just started taking Colestipol pills, 2 mgs 2x/day, which is easier to take than powder. Works great, no problems, going out with family and f ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
12/10/2008 12:36:22 AM

Reviewer: h2oby, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
anyone notice a change of smell with this drug?

Condition: Other
10/24/2008 1:24:29 PM

Reviewer: katytoots, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My Dr. prescribed this for chronic diarrhea. I've been on it for at least two years . Some days it works but more often than not it doesn't. Several months ago he added Lonox in hopes that it would help. It hasn't. Over the last few years several different medications have been tried but nothing seems to help much. This has gotten steadily worse since my gallbladder was removed in 1983 ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/10/2008 10:29:27 PM

Reviewer: judy40069, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My Dr. prescribed this medication when I had taken tests for gall bladder trouble. The tests showed no stones and no diesase. But there was lots of bile in my stomach backing up. I had been sick at my stomach and throwing up on my bad days for ablout 2 months. I have only been on this for about a week now, 3 1GM per day. I also am on pain medication for my back. So I have had severe constipation. ... Show Full Comment

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