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Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
7/14/2014 10:49:10 AM

Reviewer: Shirley, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Would have been nice if my Dr. Had of mentioned that I might have chronic diaherra after my gallbladder and partial liver removal! After 4 years of either staying home or planning my outings around how far it was to the next bathroom, I started taking this med. It is a Godsend and now I have my life back! I like to mix it with orange w pulp--don't notice the consistency as much.

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
7/3/2014 2:00:44 AM

Reviewer: rtoles51485, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had my gallbladder removed in 2010 and had been suffering from chronic diarrhea ever since. I tried every over the counter medicine available with no help also tried Lomotil with no help what so ever. When I changed doctors she agreed to put me on Welchol, it helped some but not like Questran has! Questran has completely changed my life, I started out taking 4 packets daily and have been able to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
4/23/2014 5:26:57 PM

Reviewer: John, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Hi I have chron's colitus and have difficulty taking 16 meds and questron. I am supposed to take 3x4grams a day,however it interferes with my normal meds. still going to the loo about 25 times a day, what about the recall? not even quesrtan light? Not impressed

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
11/28/2013 2:05:56 PM

Reviewer: ?, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
works well for me for what it was intended. seem to have some sort of allergic reaction to it whereby I cough continually for 15 minutes after taking questran.

Condition: Chronic Diarrhea
10/10/2013 7:58:00 AM

Reviewer: gig, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I couldnt live a normal life without this medication,i would have to stay in or not eat at all when i did go out. I will be a long time taker of this medication and have been taking for three years upto now without a problem also take other tablets throughout the day but work around them so that they are spaced apart from the questran. It is a bit of a juggle at first but is workable

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