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Review: could Welchol cause Flushing (Skin blushing/flushing)?

We study 3,850 people who have side effects while taking Welchol from FDA and social media. Among them, 197 have Flushing. Find out below who they are, when they have Flushing and more.

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Welchol

Welchol (latest outcomes from 4,018 users) has active ingredients of colesevelam hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Flushing

Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) (latest reports from 377,117 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 3,847 people reported to have side effects when taking Welchol. Among them, 197 people (5.12%) have Flushing.

Trend of Flushing in Welchol reports

Time on Welchol when people have Flushing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Flushing80.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Flushing when taking Welchol * :

FemaleMale
Flushing43.37%56.63%

Age of people who have Flushing when taking Welchol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Flushing0.00%0.00%1.63%0.00%5.69%8.13%34.96%49.59%

Severity of Flushing when taking Welchol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Flushing ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (47 people, 23.86%)
  2. Low density lipoprotein increased (26 people, 13.20%)
  3. High density lipoprotein decreased (21 people, 10.66%)
  4. Blood triglycerides increased (21 people, 10.66%)
  5. Hypertension (16 people, 8.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Niaspan (143 people, 72.59%)
  2. Aspirin (92 people, 46.70%)
  3. Zetia (34 people, 17.26%)
  4. Crestor (30 people, 15.23%)
  5. Plavix (26 people, 13.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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