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Hi, I have colitis (controlled at present), ibs-d, & just been diagnosed with bile acid malabsorption & been prescribed questran(colestyramine). I started with 1 sachet daily 1st week, then 2 sachets daily (am & pm) from week 2. In the leaflet it does say side effects can be more wind(tick), bloating (tick), constipation (not had) & sometimes stomach ache(tick). & these usually disappear with continued use of this medicine. Although there are some positive effects, I have almost constant stomach ache from the waist down, like a dull ache which worsens & eases without reason but never completely goes. I suspect this is just a temp side effect, but wondered if anyone else had this when starting questran (colestyramine)? Did it disappear the longer you continue with this med? If so, how long was it before it eased off? I was hoping to go back to work in next few weeks, but am worried about this dreadful stomach ache hindering matters. Any comments, advice, experience of this welcomed..
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