Welchol and Arthralgia - from FDA reports
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 pressure. This review analyzes which people have Arthralgia with Welchol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,735 people who have side effects when taking Welchol from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 19, 2017
7,735 people reported to have side effects when taking Welchol.
Among them, 272 people (3.52%) have Arthralgia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Welchol when people have Arthralgia *:
- < 1 month: 52.94 %
- 1 - 6 months: 44.12 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.94 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Arthralgia when taking Welchol *:
- female: 65.15 %
- male: 34.85 %
Age of people who have Arthralgia when taking Welchol *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 3.26 %
- 40-49: 16.28 %
- 50-59: 26.98 %
- 60+: 53.49 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (31 people, 11.40%)
- Crohn's Disease (27 people, 9.93%)
- Pain (26 people, 9.56%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (21 people, 7.72%)
- Osteoporosis (17 people, 6.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lipitor (34 people, 12.50%)
- Synthroid (32 people, 11.76%)
- Nexium (30 people, 11.03%)
- Humira (30 people, 11.03%)
- Prilosec (29 people, 10.66%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain In Extremity (57 people, 20.96%)
- Back Pain (57 people, 20.96%)
- Muscle Aches (56 people, 20.59%)
- Fatigue (48 people, 17.65%)
- Weakness (47 people, 17.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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