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    Condition: Other
    5/5/2016 1:43:19 PM

    Reviewer: Kayla, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I struggled for a long time with stomach problems. They diagnosed me with IBS. I had my gallbladder removed after having my daughter. Afterwards I kept getting chronic diarrhea after every little thing I ate. The stomach pain was awful. Now I take 1 GM of Colestipol Micronized every day and I am fine. The only time I have had stomach pain since then is from eating too much or eating a lot of fatty ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    1/28/2015 8:18:29 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been on this medication aprox two wks after haveing chronic diareah because of bile acid and it is like a wonder drug i am able to go out of the house more. i do have some itching but i use ecerin for itchy skin not sure if the pills did it or something else but in that two wks i have lost 12 lbs have had trouble getting to sleep but no trouble sleeping

    Condition: Other
    12/22/2014 9:41:14 AM

    Reviewer: patient, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I had my gallbladder removed in February 2014. I had the "dumping syndrome" before gallbladder was removed, and even worse afterwards. Nothing seemed to help. After being prescribed Colestipol, I feel that I can actually get out of the house and not have to worry about my next bathroom stop. My DR. prescribed 1 tablet 2x daily, but I found that this was causing some unfavorable constipat ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    12/19/2014 3:23:35 PM

    Reviewer: Buudd, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Same as many here with the bile malabsorbortion after my G Bladder was removed in the Fall. Felt like I had hope to get away from the "Dumping Syndrome" when I found these reviews. Colestipol did good for the Bile Binding, but I had problems with one of the side effects - Anal/Rectum irritation. I've never had noticeable hemorrhoids, but I suspect from the gas that is also a side e ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    6/30/2014 10:56:09 AM

    Reviewer: charlene2, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Started after Cdiff 5 times to help with the diarrhea. Has anyone else had weight gain using this medication? I sure do itch a lot, especially the palms of my hands.

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