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Review: could Welchol cause Diarrhea?
We study 3,847 people who have side effects while taking Welchol from FDA and social media. Among them, 236 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Welchol (latest outcomes from 4,018 users) has active ingredients of colesevelam hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,102,104 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 3,847 people reported to have side effects when taking Welchol. Among them, 236 people (6.13%) have Diarrhea.
Time on Welchol when people have Diarrhea * :
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Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Welchol * :
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How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (46 people, 19.49%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (34 people, 14.41%)
- Hypertension (32 people, 13.56%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (27 people, 11.44%)
- Crohn's disease (26 people, 11.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (68 people, 28.81%)
- Prilosec (60 people, 25.42%)
- Nexium (51 people, 21.61%)
- Lasix (46 people, 19.49%)
- Prednisone (46 people, 19.49%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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