Flushing is found among people who take Welchol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Niaspan, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 7,329 people who have side effects while taking Welchol from FDA and social media. Among them, 227 have Flushing. Find out below who they are, when they have Flushing and more.
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Welchol has active ingredients of colesevelam hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Welchol 7,608 users)
Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 67,546 Flushing patients).
On Oct, 20, 2016
7,329 people reported to have side effects when taking Welchol.
Among them, 227 people (3.1%) have Flushing
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** 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 52 man that has had increasing episodes of facial flushing. This happens mostly late in the afternoon. I am super sensitive to the sun and any creams for my face. I take testosterone injections and feel great . Does anyone have any similar symptoms? Been tested for Carcinoid and extensive ...
Hi, l have been taking naproxen 1000mg daily for 2 years, l have developed a red butterfly shape on my face. Doctors can't seem to decide if it is roscea or psoriasis, l feel it may be a side effect of the naproxen. Does anyone have any advice
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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