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Inform your physician if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. Drink plenty of fluids and mix each 9 gram dose of QUESTRAN (cholestyramine) Powder in at least 2 to 6 ounces of fluid.Mix each 5 gram dose of QUESTRAN (cholestyramine) LIGHT in at least 2 to 6 ounces of fluid before taking.Sipping or holding the resin suspension in the mouth for prolonged periods may lead to changes in the surface of the teeth resulting in discoloration, erosion of enamel or decay; good oral hygiene should be maintained.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/2/2008
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