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Questran Powder (Cholestyramine)

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Generic Equivalent of Questran Powder
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Type: drug type
Product: Cholestyramine Sachets (Orange Flavor)
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 4 gm/30 each
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Questran Powder Information

Questran Powder Details (Brand and Generic)

CanadaPharmacyOnline.com currently offers the generic (Questran Powder) Cholestyramine Sachets (Orange Flavor) from Canada. Our customers may also purchase other cholesterol medications such as Crestor and Livalo. For more information and further assistance, please call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784.

Dosage

Generic Questran Powder is available in the strength of 4 gm/30 sachets only.

Usage

Questran Powder (Cholestyramine) is a prescription medication used to reduce cholesterol or fatty acid level in the blood, especially low-density lipoprotein ("bad" cholesterol). It is prescribed to persons with high cholesterol levels and at risk of developing heart diseases and blocked arteries. The active ingredient in Questran Powder is Cholestyramine. Cholestyramine belongs to a class of medications called bile acid sequestrants. It works by lowering cholesterol levels in the bloodstream and significantly reducing the effects of bad cholesterol. Lowering the high level of cholesterol in the blood helps to prevent occurrence of stroke or sudden cardiac death.

Side Effects and Precautions

The common side effects of Questran Powder are nausea, vomiting, gas, constipation, and abdominal pain, diarrhea, and belching.

Stop using Questran Powder and contact your doctor right away if you have any of the severe side effects such as:
• Abdominal pain;
• Allergic reactions including rash and itching;
• Breathing difficulties;
• Confusion;
• Severe dizziness;
• Swelling of face, tongue, or throat;
• Unusual rectal bleeding;
• Unintended weight loss

Warnings and Interactions

You should not take Questran Powder if you are allergic to Cholestyramine or any of the ingredients in Questran Powder. This medication comes as a powder with doses measured by the scoopful (using the provided scoop). Do not take your dose in the dry powder form. You should mix the powder with aleast a glass cup of water , milk or fruit juice. Stir completely, and drink right away. Rinse your glass with more liquid and drink the rinse liquid to be sure that you have taken the entire dose. Always take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

You should reduce your alcohol intake or keep it within your doctor's recommended guidelines, as alcohol can increase your cholesterol level. It would be best to follow the recommended dosage. If you forget to use a dose, take it as soon as you remember but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue as usual. Avoid taking double doses to make up for the forgotten dose. Inform your doctor of any other medication you are using.

Before using Cholestyramine, inform your doctor, especially if you have:
• A complete blockage of the bile duct;
• A history of phenylketonuria;
• Constipation;
• Decreased kidney function;
• Gallstones;
• Hemorrhoids

Tell your doctor about all your medications, including prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, herbal products, and vitamin supplements. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding. You should not take Cholestyramine unless your doctor recommends it. Questran powder is not suitable for children under 6 years of age. There may be drug interactions between Questran powder and other drugs such as mycophenolate, cholestyramine, warfarin, atorvastatin, beta carotene, cortisone, doxycycline, paricalcitol, acetaminophen, vitamin D, and vitamin A.

Questions and Answers

Why is Questran Powder more affordable from Canada than the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Questran Powder, are more affordable to order from Canada because the government regulates the price of both the brand and generic medication. Also, since we established in 2006, our vision is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Questran Powder from your pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from. CanadaPharmacyOnline.com has a rigorous process for selecting our partners so that you, our customer, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

How much does Questran Powder cost in Canada?

At our pharmacy, the cost of generic Questran Powder 4 gm/30 sachet starts at $71.99 per pack.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high-quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Questran Powder from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784. For additional information or for the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Questran Powder prices competitive?

Yes, we are proud to offer some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors' prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1866.920.3784.

Is there a limit on how many Questran Powder I am allowed to order at one time?

CanadaPharmacyOnline.com can only dispense a maximum of a three-month supply of Questran Powder at one time, as per your doctor's prescription.

Can I buy Questran Powder over the counter from you?

No, Questran Powder requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

Is there a generic for Questran Powder?

Yes, there is a generic alternative available called Cholestyramine.

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