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Review: could Cholestyramine cause Diarrhea?

Summary: Diarrhea is found among people who take Cholestyramine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cholestyramine resin, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 1,680 people who have side effects while taking Cholestyramine from FDA and social media. Among them, 202 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Cholestyramine

Cholestyramine (latest outcomes from 1,741 users) has active ingredients of cholestyramine. It is often used in diarrhea.

Trend of cholestyramine reports

Diarrhea

Diarrhea (latest reports from 137,983 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

Trend of Diarrhea reports

On Nov, 28, 2014: 1,680 people reported to have side effects when taking Cholestyramine. Among them, 202 people (12.02%) have Diarrhea.

Trend of Diarrhea in Cholestyramine reports

Time on Cholestyramine when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea62.50%12.50%0.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Cholestyramine * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea74.27%25.73%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Cholestyramine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.00%0.52%1.03%1.03%3.61%3.61%22.68%67.53%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Cholestyramine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhea0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (31 people, 15.35%)
  2. Neuroendocrine tumour (21 people, 10.40%)
  3. Pain (19 people, 9.41%)
  4. Hypertension (16 people, 7.92%)
  5. Diarrhoea (14 people, 6.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cholestyramine resin (52 people, 25.74%)
  2. Aspirin (51 people, 25.25%)
  3. Prilosec (37 people, 18.32%)
  4. Zometa (36 people, 17.82%)
  5. Zyrtec (36 people, 17.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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