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 Blood cholesterol increased . We study 3,808 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. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Welchol 3,935 users)
Arthralgia (joint pain) has been reported by people with rashes, high blood cholesterol, pain in extremity, fall, cardiac disorder (latest reports from 114,897 Arthralgia patients).
On Jul, 18, 2016
3,808 people reported to have side effects when taking Welchol.
Among them, 156 people (4.1%) have Arthralgia
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I am a 46 year old white female. I have been alternating taking Trazadone and Benadryl for insomnia that I developed after starting acid reducing drugs. I have had severe heartburn for about 12 years after having my gall bladder removed. I was recently diagnosed with Gastritis and Barrett's Esophagus. I was also prescribed Prevacid, Famotidine, and Welchol which only covers up my symptoms and doesn't get to the root cause of the problem.
Since I came home I get really bad leg cramps in my left shin. At night and during the day. At night they will wake me from a sound sleep and I have to get up and walk around for about 30 minutes.I have taken leg cramp pills, drink a gallon of water a day, also dring tonic water for the quinine ...
I am a 46 year old white female. I have been alternating taking Trazadone and Benadryl for insomnia that I developed after starting acid reducing drugs. I have had severe heartburn for about 12 years after having my gall bladder removed. I was recently diagnosed with Gastritis and Barrett's ...
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