Review: Welchol and Grapefruit
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take 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) has active ingredients of colesevelam hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Grapefruit (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of grapefruit.
On Dec, 5, 2013: 0 people who reported to have interactions when taking Welchol, Grapefruit is studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Welchol (colesevelam hydrochloride)
- Grapefruit (grapefruit)
No reports are found. Please check back later.
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- By Chooper: Drug interactions with gilizide, metformin, lisinopril and welchol
(for 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 ...
(Number of patients like Chooper: 7,675)
- By Marie: Does welchol cause hair loss in women?
(for 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
(Number of patients like Marie: 11,493)
- By Mike: Triglyceride elevated cause by medication
(for a 59 year old man who has Thyroid, High Cholesterol, and takes Welchol, Synthroid)
I've been taking above @ 1 yr or less. Cholesterol has gone up--still no energy--now my TRIGLYCERIDE (blood test) has gone up to over 700. Asked for new test told No have another rd for you (do not know name haven't tried yet). Dr. said TRI.... were high before. Yes 2010 in range of @250-300 (I ...
(Number of patients like Mike: 7,662)
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.
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