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Review: Welchol and Cholestyramine

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Welchol and Cholestyramine together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Welchol and Cholestyramine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 28 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Welchol (latest outcomes from 4,020 users) has active ingredients of colesevelam hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

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Cholestyramine (latest outcomes from 1,741 users) has active ingredients of cholestyramine. It is often used in diarrhea.

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On Oct, 28, 2014: 28 people who take Welchol, Cholestyramine are studied

Welchol, Cholestyramine outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Welchol (colesevelam hydrochloride)
- Cholestyramine (cholestyramine)

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
MyalgiaMyalgian/an/an/an/an/aDepression
FatigueFatiguePain
AstheniaAstheniaPain In Extremity
Faeces DiscolouredOsteopenia
DyspepsiaOsteoporosis
Skin Cancer
Vitamin D Deficiency
Emotional Distress
Calcium Deficiency
Gallbladder Disorder

Drug effectiveness by gender :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainPain In Extremity
DepressionMyalgia
OsteopeniaArthralgia
OsteoporosisDysphagia
Skin CancerDiarrhoea
Vitamin D DeficiencyStress Symptoms
Calcium DeficiencySleep Disorder
Emotional DistressRestless Legs Syndrome
Gallbladder DisorderTalipes
Basal Cell CarcinomaTongue Disorder

Drug effectiveness by age :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aDiarrhoean/an/aDepressionGallbladder DisorderOedema Peripheral
MyalgiaOsteoporosisFall
PainCalcium DeficiencyTendonitis
Tongue DisorderDepressionBalance Disorder
TalipesVitamin D DeficiencyPain In Extremity
Stress SymptomsEmotional DistressFatigue
Sleep DisorderPainHeart Rate Irregular
Visual DisturbanceSkin CancerFeeling Abnormal
Emotional DistressOsteopeniaTendon Rupture
Calcium DeficiencyBasal Cell CarcinomaWrist Fracture

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Can 200 grams doxycycline cause arrythmia?
    (Asked by a 89 year old man who has Pulmonary Embolism, and takes Prilosec, Crestor, Welchol)
    Can 200 grams of Doxycycline bring on arrythmia???

  • Have you been crippled, leg calf muscle area, by welchol?
    (Asked by a 69 year old woman who has Debilitating Pain Through Out Leg Area, Butt To Ankle, and takes Welchol)
    Sudden onset of crippling pain in knee/upper area of right leg. First had a severe stabbing pain in upper part of calf right under the bend in the knee. Could not stand, put weight on the right leg. Severe pain if I put my big toe on the ground! 9 days later, the pain has not diminished but can stan ...

  • What stage is my melanoma?
    (Asked by a 61 year old woman who has Recurring Subcutaneous Melanoma, Crohn's Disease, and takes Cholestyramine)
    I was originally diagnosed in 2010 with nodular melanoma, Clarke level IV, and summer 2013 a subcutaneous tumour was removed from near the site of the original melanoma. CT showed no evidence of disease to organs. Medical oncologist said I was cancer free, skin oncologist told me that 50/100 peopl ...

  • Drug interactions with gilizide, metformin, lisinopril and welchol
    (Asked by a 53 year old woman who has Diabetic Type 2, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, and takes Welchol, Metformin, Glipizide, Lisinopril)
    I have been on Janumet , lisinopril and simvastatin. Dr. Replaced simvastatin with Welchol due to muscle pains. We also switched from Janumet back to just Metformin since glipizide was helping so much. Pharmacist said not to take Welchol at the same time as the others due to binding. I take the othe ...

  • I have bile reflux. can i take questran the same day as i take gaviscon?
    (Asked by a 60 year old woman who has Bile Reflux Due To An Open Pyloric Valve, and takes Cholestyramine, Gaviscon)
    I have struggles with this since march,2013. I had my g.b. removed apr 30, 2013. A scope in June show my pyloric valve wide open allowing bile to reflux giving me much uncomfortable to say the least. The dr would like me to take questran twice daily for 1 month to give the valve a chance to heal. ...

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Welchol (colesevelam hydrochloride) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Cholestyramine (cholestyramine) is often used to treat diarrhea. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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