Disease Information for Cholestyramine (Questran) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Abdominal bloating
Abdominal fullness feeling
Bloating and Gas
Bloating and 'gas'/Flatulence
Constipation in Elderly
Flatulence
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Warfarin Insensitivity Tolerance
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Normal Anion Gap Acidosis
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Bicarbonate, serum (Lab)
Triglycerides (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Non Gap Acidosis (LAB)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis, metabolic
Constipation
Megaloblastic anemia/disease
Obstipation
Vitamin B12 deficiency
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-cholesterol medications (examples)
DRUG/Antilipid drug (example)
DRUG/Bile acid/cholesterol sequestrant (ex)
DRUG/Not absorbed/active in gut/colon
DRUG/Resin non-absorbed preparation (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Decreased absorption thyroxin/exog
Pathophysiology/B12 Intrinsic Factor receptors dys
Pathophysiology/Ileal absorption impaired
Pathophysiology/Non Anion Gap Extrarenal
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Cholestyramine, Cholestyramine (antidiarrheal use), Cholestyramine (antidiarrheal use) (product), Cholestyramine (antidiarrheal use) (substance), Cholestyramine (antidiarrhoeal use), Cholestyramine (diarr), Cholestyramine (lipid low), Cholestyramine (lipid lowering use), Cholestyramine (lipid lowering use) (product), Cholestyramine (lipid lowering use) (substance), Cholestyramine (product), Cholestyramine (substance), CHOLESTYRAMINE PREPARATION, Cholestyramine product, Cholestyramine Resin, Colestyramin, Colestyramine, Colestyramine (antidiarrheal use), Colestyramine (antidiarrhoeal use), Colestyramine (lipid lowering use), Colestyramine product, Resin, Cholestyramine, Brand name/LoCHOLEST (Cholestyramine), Brand name/Prevalite (Cholestyramine), Brand name/Questran (Cholestyramine)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/No parenteral preparation
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
DRUG/Powder form/into water admin
Definition

Lipid lowering drug; Resin non-absorbed binds

cholesterol in entero-hepatic circulation cycle

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