eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

FDA and Social Media, Personalized

How to?

Review: Welchol and Tricor

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Welchol and Tricor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 208 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

Stay connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Welchol and Tricor >>>

What are the drugs

Welchol (latest outcomes from 4,007 users) has active ingredients of colesevelam hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Tricor (latest outcomes from 15,438 users) has active ingredients of fenofibrate. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 22, 2014: 208 people who take Welchol, Tricor are studied

Welchol, Tricor outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Welchol (colesevelam hydrochloride)
- Tricor (fenofibrate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Welchol is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(2 of 2 people)
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Tricor is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(2 of 4 people)
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
ConstipationMuscular WeaknessConfusional StateFatigue - ChronicHeadacheMemory Lossn/aNausea
Abdominal DistensionConfusional StateBlood Creatinine IncreasedMemory LossDrug Withdrawal HeadachePancreatitis AcuteWeight Decreased
MalaiseBlood Triglycerides IncreasedMemory LossPain - MusclesLabile Blood PressureIron Deficiency AnaemiaDiarrhoea
Motor DysfunctionMemory LossHigh Blood SugarLow Density Lipoprotein IncreasedHeadache
DysphoniaDiarrhoeaMuscle Contractions InvoluntaryNeuropathy PeripheralTremor
HypoaesthesiaMyalgiaJoint StiffnessBlood Cholesterol AbnormalVomiting
Vomiting ProjectileFatigue - ChronicVision BlurredPalpitationsFatigue
FlatulenceWeight DecreasedMuscle TightnessBlood Cholesterol Increased
DysphagiaPain - MusclesGerdBack Pain

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Welchol is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(3 of 6 people)
Tricor is effective0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
(4 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

DyspnoeaWeight Decreased
Weight IncreasedNausea
DizzinessVisual Impairment

Drug effectiveness by age :

Welchol is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
(0 of 5 people)
Tricor is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(3 of 5 people)
(1 of 9 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/an/an/aPancreatitisNervousnessDeathDrug Ineffective
Myocardial InfarctionNauseaHypotensionWeight Increased
Prescribed OverdoseTremorBack PainConstipation
Personality DisorderWeight DecreasedFallNausea
Panic AttackVomitingChest PainHypertension
Cardiogenic ShockPhotophobiaBlood Triglycerides IncreasedPain
Cardio-respiratory ArrestAbdominal DiscomfortDiarrhoeaArthralgia
Obstructive Airways DisorderDiarrhoeaArthralgiaFatigue
DelusionHeadacheSleep Apnoea SyndromeDizziness
Cardiovascular DisorderRenal FailurePruritusMyalgia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • severe memory loss started within last 6 weeks


Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Tricor, Welchol

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Poisened by fenofibrate
    it started in Apr. 2013. I would eat and get sick to my stomach. I would have severe shooting pains in my stomach area. My bowels were loose and would stay that way. Or at times I would just be nauseated for no apparent reason. My mouth got dry and I began having dizzy spells. Those last two symptom ...

  • Fenofibrate allergy and gall bladder problems
    Took fenofibrate for about 9 months to treat high cholesterol, it lowered total from 250 down to 175 along with lowered triglycerides and LDL. After 6 months started having allergy and cold flu symptoms along with heart palpitations. Allergies caused sore throat, fluid behind ear,and sinus congest ...

More reviews for: Tricor, Welchol

Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Welchol (colesevelam hydrochloride) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Tricor (fenofibrate) 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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

39 million health professionals and patients have studied on eHealthMe. Recent studies:

- Garcinia Cambogia, Klonopin, Zoloft for a 56-year old ... (10 minutes ago)

- Carbamazepine for a 46-year old man who has Epilepsy (25 minutes ago)

- Magnesium, Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Calcium, Krill Oil ... (30 minutes ago)

Related studies

- Tricor side effects
- Welchol side effects



Recent user comments

- "I want to know if it is safe to take Garcinia Cambogi ... " (10 minutes ago)

- "controlled seizures for the last 14 years out of 25 b ... " (25 minutes ago)

- "I have an eczema-like rash on my chest and back of ne ... " (2 hours ago)


Recent mobile support groups

- Ms

- Lyme Disease and Narcolepsy

- Herpes Zoster

- Cholesterol and Ambien

- Obsessive Thoughts


Popular searches

- Discoloration Of Urine
- Lisinopril
- Lyme Disease Chronic Persistent
- Xarelto
- Atrial Fibrillation


Drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Side effects: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Symptoms: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

© 2014 All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of's terms of service and privacy policy.