Review: Welchol and Grapefruit
Summary: there is no drug interactions reported by people who take Welchol and Grapefruit together yet.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Welchol and Grapefruit. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports 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.
Grapefruit (latest outcomes from 85 users) has active ingredients of grapefruit.
On Nov, 25, 2014: 0 people who take Welchol, Grapefruit is studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Welchol (colesevelam hydrochloride)
- Grapefruit (grapefruit)
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(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 ...
- Hypothyroid and herbal supplements
(Asked by a 38 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, and takes Garcinia Cambogia, Green Tea Extract, Grapefruit Extract, Grapefruit Seed Extract, African Mango, Pyruvate, Ginseng, Panax, Chromium, Beta-alanine, Capsicum)
hello, does anyone know if any/all of the above can be harmful if suffer from hypothyroidism? All these are part of one weight loss supplement which I would look to try but I am concerned if there may be any adverse effects
- 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 ...
- Does welchol cause hair loss in women?
(Asked by a 67 year old woman who has IBS, Diverticulosis, High Blood Pressure, Heart Condition, Arthritis, and takes Welchol, Xanax, Coumadin, Adalat)
did not have hair loss until taking Welchol
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Welchol (colesevelam hydrochloride) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. 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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
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Comments: I worke up one morning and was iching after being on Plvix for 2 weeks. I call the perscribing doctor's office and they said they didn't think the Plavix was the cause. I tried to explain that was one of the side affects. My idea was written off. After2 days it stopped. One week later I woke up afte ...
- A study of side effects of Welchol for a patient with High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Dry Skin
Comments: I was on Lipitor for 1 month. I had a reasonably, concernable reaction to the statin. My eyelids were red, then they were maroon after a few more days. Actually, they peeled like phyllo dough. A rash then became apparent on joints which looked like psorisis. I saw my dr. and he was hesitant to think ...
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