Review: could Cholestyramine cause Diarrhea?
We study 1,678 people who have side effects while taking Cholestyramine from FDA and social media. Among them, 240 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Cholestyramine (latest outcomes from 1,739 users) has active ingredients of cholestyramine. It is often used in diarrhea.
Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,097,953 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.
On Aug, 22, 2014: 1,678 people reported to have side effects when taking Cholestyramine. Among them, 202 people (12.04%) have Diarrhea. They amount to 0.02% of all the 1,102,087 people who have Diarrhea on eHealthMe.
Time on Cholestyramine when people have Diarrhea * :
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Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Cholestyramine * :
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Cholestyramine * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Cholestyramine ** :
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How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (31 people, 15.35%)
- Neuroendocrine tumour (21 people, 10.40%)
- Pain (19 people, 9.41%)
- Hypertension (16 people, 7.92%)
- Diarrhoea (14 people, 6.93%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cholestyramine resin (52 people, 25.74%)
- Aspirin (51 people, 25.25%)
- Prilosec (37 people, 18.32%)
- Zometa (36 people, 17.82%)
- Zyrtec (36 people, 17.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Im having a severe Diarrhea and frequent bowel movement. I was told by the Dr that it might be IBS. but i figured out with time that just when i dont Smoke Marijuana i get Bowel movement and as long as im smoking in it im fine.
So i came up with it might be result of excessive smoking throught the 2 years that i been on MJ, I want to quit i just want to know if there is anything that can help my bowel movement during the time im quitting smoking .
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Intellekt on Mar, 1, 2014:
I have the same exact problem..excessive diarrhea for the past 2 months and have no clue how to stop it..was thinking about smoking again to see if i get a regular bowel movement..please let me know if you have found a way to stop it..thanks
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jac206 on Jul, 11, 2014:
Miralax helps im a male and sometimes after weed ill get diarrhea and sometimes i wont . mainly happens with purps for some reason just get miralax and mix it with grape juice
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