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Cholestyramine therapy for quinidine-induced diarrhea. Case reports.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9040273     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The effective use of quinidine as an antiarrhythmic agent is frequently curtailed by one of its most common side effects-relentless diarrhea. Seven patients are described in whom diarrhea was quickly and completely controlled by the use of cholestyramine resin. To date, this is the only therapy reported to be effective for this purpose. It has proven to be safe, well tolerated, and continuously effective in these cases.
Authors:
B M RuDusky
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Angiology     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0003-3197     ISO Abbreviation:  Angiology     Publication Date:  1997 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-03-19     Completed Date:  1997-03-19     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0203706     Medline TA:  Angiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  173-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Northeast Cardiovascular Clinic and Research Institute, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents / adverse effects*
Antidiarrheals / therapeutic use*
Cholestyramine Resin / therapeutic use*
Diarrhea / chemically induced*,  drug therapy
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Quinidine / adverse effects*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Arrhythmia Agents; 0/Antidiarrheals; 11041-12-6/Cholestyramine Resin; 56-54-2/Quinidine

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