Bile Acid Malabsorption and Cholestyramine

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Adnan Khan


The respnse of cholestyramine, a bile acid sequestrant was studied in 30 patients in whom conventional therapy had fialed to control their symptoms. These patients were categorized into the following four groups: Group A: Patients with crohn's disease with ileal involvement. Group B: Patients with bilialry reflux gastritis; either in association with gallstones or following chlecystomy or in patients with idiopathic biliary reflux gasttirits. Group C: Post cholecystotomy patients with diarrhoea. Group D: Irritable bowel syndrome with predominant diarrhoea.

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Khan A. Bile Acid Malabsorption and Cholestyramine. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Sep. 21 [cited 2024 Jun. 22];15(1). Available from:
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