Some common side effects of cholestyramine include:
Speak to your doctor if these side effects are serious or happen for a long time.
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
Inform your healthcare professional if:
Please also inform your doctor about all other medications that you usually take. This is important as certain medications (e.g. warfarin) may interact with cholestyramine and may affect their effectiveness or increase the risk of side effects.
Cholestyramine may affect the absorption of other medications. Take other medications at least 1 hour before or 4 to 6 hours after taking cholestyramine.