How Calcium interacts with cholestyramine

Interaction type: Depletions

Interaction rating: Proven

Cholestyramine causes an increase in the amount of calcium eliminated in the urine. Check with your healthcare professional to determine if supplementation with this nutrient is necessary. (1)


  1. View Abstract: Watkins DW, et al. Alterations in Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, and Zinc Metabolism by Dietary Cholestyramine. Dig Dis Sci. 1985;30(5):477-82.