Review: could Welchol cause Arthralgia (Joint pain)?
Summary: Arthralgia is found among people who take Welchol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lipitor, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 3,852 people who have side effects while taking Welchol from FDA and social media. Among them, 156 have Arthralgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Arthralgia and more.
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Welchol has active ingredients of colesevelam hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 4,022 Welchol users)
Arthralgia (joint pain) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 118,976 Arthralgia patients)
On Jan, 4, 2015: 3,852 people reported to have side effects when taking Welchol. Among them, 158 people (4.10%) have Arthralgia.
Time on Welchol when people have Arthralgia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Arthralgia when taking Welchol * :
Age of people who have Arthralgia when taking Welchol * :
Severity of Arthralgia when taking Welchol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Arthralgia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (21 people, 13.29%)
- Crohn's disease (14 people, 8.86%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (12 people, 7.59%)
- Osteoporosis (12 people, 7.59%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 7.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (27 people, 17.09%)
- Nexium (26 people, 16.46%)
- Aspirin (25 people, 15.82%)
- Synthroid (22 people, 13.92%)
- Prilosec (21 people, 13.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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