eHealthMe - What patients like me said? eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

What patients like me said?

More tools

Related topic: Questran light, Weight loss - unintentional

Review: could Questran light cause Weight loss - unintentional?

Summary: Weight loss - unintentional could be caused by Questran light, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Allegra, and have Fungal infection.

We study 141 people who have side effects while taking Questran light from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Weight loss - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss - unintentional and more.

How are my drugs for patients like me? On eHealthMe, you can research 300 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. All studies are personalized to gender and age. Start now, it's anonymous, simple & free >>>

Questran light

Questran light (latest outcomes from 147 users) has active ingredients of cholestyramine. It is often used in diarrhea.

Weight loss - unintentional

Weight loss - unintentional (latest reports from 567,544 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, acupuncture and pain.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 0 people reported to have side effects when taking Questran light. Among them, 9 people have Weight Loss - Unintentional. They amount to 0.00% of all the 569,756 people who have Weight Loss - Unintentional on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight loss - unintentional in Questran light reports

Time on Questran light when people have Weight loss - unintentional * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight loss - unintentional0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight loss - unintentional when taking Questran light * :

FemaleMale
Weight loss - unintentional70.00%30.00%

Age of people who have Weight loss - unintentional when taking Questran light * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight loss - unintentional0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%28.57%57.14%

Severity of Weight loss - unintentional when taking Questran light ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Weight loss - unintentional ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Fungal infection (3 people, 33.33%)
  2. Multiple allergies (3 people, 33.33%)
  3. Insomnia (3 people, 33.33%)
  4. Irritable bowel syndrome (3 people, 33.33%)
  5. Nausea (3 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Allegra (6 people, 66.67%)
  2. Synthroid (6 people, 66.67%)
  3. Lisinopril (6 people, 66.67%)
  4. Flovent (6 people, 66.67%)
  5. Vitamin e (6 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • i got ketonuria in my urine test blood test was normal my doctor said i have to do another urine test didnt explained why so i wonder what is this? when i did the blood test i had 9 hours without eating like doctor asked me to
    the day before the test i toke tylenol for a headache can this be the cause of the ketonuria?

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I feel weak and sick (but not really sick) in general. I'm worried.especially regarding the palpitations and tinnitus.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Do not take all drugs listed at same time. Am on "pulse therapy" with antimacrobials. Do not take coq10 when on Mepron/malarone. Take Florastor probiotic 2x's a day to fight c.diff & other probiotics. Also take FiberSmart, DigestSmart, & slippery elm, marshmallow root for GI regularity. Drink at least 4 cups green tea daily. CDC confirmed lyme positive in 2010 (September), was bit in May of same year. Had psychiatric & cognitive dysfunction immediately following rash. Further testing show active infection in brain - neuro-lyme dx'd.

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

  • What stage is my melanoma?
    I was originally diagnosed in 2010 with nodular melanoma, Clarke level IV, and summer 2013 a subcutaneous tumour was removed from near the site of the original melanoma. CT showed no evidence of disease to organs. Medical oncologist said I was cancer free, skin oncologist told me that 50/100 peopl ...

  • I have bile reflux. can i take questran the same day as i take gaviscon?
    I have struggles with this since march,2013. I had my g.b. removed apr 30, 2013. A scope in June show my pyloric valve wide open allowing bile to reflux giving me much uncomfortable to say the least. The dr would like me to take questran twice daily for 1 month to give the valve a chance to heal. ...

  • How did you get your diagnosis
    Symptoms started with body spasms and fatigue, neck and shoulder pain, knee pain and stiffness then banging in ears within 3 weeks of taking 6 levaquin tablets given for a virus. Have been unable to work since because of the fatigue. Massive weight loss without dieting. Had a SED test last month ...

More questions for: Questran light, Weight loss - unintentional

More reviews for: Questran light, Weight loss - unintentional

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

Related study

- Questran Light side effects

 

Related symptom

- Weight Loss - Unintentional

 

 

Recent user comments

- "I have been experiencing sweating. My choleterol is ... " (13 minutes ago)

- "I have trouble walking (pain) since I started taking ... " (15 minutes ago)

- "Trying to find out if the drugs I've been taking have ... " (58 minutes ago)

- "currently i am sick and doctors are telling me that i ... " (2 hours ago)

- "Dr has put me on primolout and iron infections anemia " (2 hours ago)

 

Tools

- Check symptoms
- Check drugs
- Compare drugs
- Ask a question
- Write a review
- Report a side effect

 

Popular searches

- Vasculitis
- Deficiency Vitamin B1
- Stomach Ulcer
- Headache Histamine
- Folia Vitis Viniferae

   

Drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Side effects: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Symptoms: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.