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Review: Lovastatin and Questran

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lovastatin and Questran. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 46 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Lovastatin (latest outcomes from 12,096 users) has active ingredients of lovastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Questran (latest outcomes from 1,958 users) has active ingredients of cholestyramine. It is often used in diarrhea.

On Jul, 16, 2014: 46 people who take Lovastatin, Questran are studied

Lovastatin, Questran outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Lovastatin (lovastatin)
- Questran (cholestyramine)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lovastatin is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a
Questran is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Renal Failuren/an/aDepressionn/an/aMuscle InjuryInjury
InjuryShort-term Memory LossAdverse EventRenal Failure Acute
PainConstipationImmune System DisorderRenal Failure
Renal Failure AcuteLack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, WeaknessMuscular WeaknessDrug Ineffective
Rotator Cuff SyndromePain
Urinary Tract InfectionArthralgia
TachycardiaDiarrhoea Nos
HypersensitivityNausea
InsomniaMyalgia
Hot FlushDyspnoea

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lovastatin is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Questran is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhoea NosDrug Ineffective
DyspnoeaRenal Failure Acute
ArthralgiaInjury
NauseaPain
MyalgiaType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
AnxietyRenal Failure
Renal Failure AcuteShock
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedAlcoholic Pancreatitis
InjuryRenal Injury
Cerebral OedemaPancreatitis Acute

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lovastatin is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
n/an/a
Questran is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/aShockPancreatitis AcuteNasopharyngitisInjury
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusAlcoholic PancreatitisDysarthriaRenal Failure
Pancreatitis AcuteVomitingFeeling AbnormalPain
DeathRestlessnessUpper Respiratory Tract InfectionRenal Failure Acute
Back InjuryShockSinus HeadacheDrug Ineffective
Alcoholic PancreatitisType 2 Diabetes MellitusOropharyngeal PainMyalgia
Cardiac Failure CongestiveCoughArthralgia
Renal Failure AcuteInfluenzaGastritis Nos
Intracardiac ThrombusMalignant Melanoma Stage Iv
Rash PruriticDiarrhoea Nos

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Lovastatin (lovastatin) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Questran (cholestyramine) is often used to treat diarrhea. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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