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Review: could Welchol cause Arthralgia (Joint pain)?

We study 3,847 people who have side effects while taking Welchol from FDA and social media. Among them, 157 have Arthralgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Arthralgia and more.

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Welchol

Welchol (latest outcomes from 4,014 users) has active ingredients of colesevelam hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Arthralgia

Arthralgia (joint pain) (latest reports from 804,256 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 26, 2014: 3,847 people reported to have side effects when taking Welchol. Among them, 157 people (4.08%) have Arthralgia.

Trend of Arthralgia in Welchol reports

Time on Welchol when people have Arthralgia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Arthralgia55.56%37.04%7.41%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Arthralgia when taking Welchol * :

FemaleMale
Arthralgia66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Arthralgia when taking Welchol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Arthralgia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.55%18.44%28.37%49.65%

Severity of Arthralgia when taking Welchol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Arthralgia0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Arthralgia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Arthralgia0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (21 people, 13.38%)
  2. Crohn's disease (14 people, 8.92%)
  3. Hypertension (12 people, 7.64%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (12 people, 7.64%)
  5. Osteoporosis (12 people, 7.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (27 people, 17.20%)
  2. Nexium (26 people, 16.56%)
  3. Aspirin (25 people, 15.92%)
  4. Synthroid (22 people, 14.01%)
  5. Prilosec (21 people, 13.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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