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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of cholestyramine (with sugar) Oral.

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Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
4/28/2010 5:31:55 PM

Reviewer: angieogram, 35-44 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 am so thankful for this medicine! After my gallbladder was removed, I could not cope with the constant diarrhea. I only need to take a couple times a week & feel normal. A life saver on vacations!

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
2/17/2010 8:01:41 PM

Reviewer: Yaya29, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Chronic Diarrhea was ruining my life, I am now able to live my life and not worry about Diarrhea ruining my Day.

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
11/2/2009 9:30:30 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Had diarrhea after everything that I ate. Tried several different meds; even tried herbal supplements, but nothing worked until I was prescribed cholestyramine. It has made an amazing difference for the last 3 months. I would highly recommend speaking with your doctor about it.

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
9/11/2009 3:51:53 AM

Reviewer: squirt, 35-44 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 just had this prescribed. I don't handle sugar well though. Does anyone know how much sugar is in the regular fomula, or should I just return it and get the light that has nutrasweet in it?

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
7/14/2009 6:15:07 PM

Reviewer: bern4921, 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:
easy to take, painless ,effective for the problem i have ,better for me to take with cold water ,not juice due to side effect of uncontrollable flatus from the sugar in the juice.

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