Welchol and Muscle pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle pain 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 Zetia, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Muscle pain with Welchol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,614 people who have side effects when taking Welchol from FDA, and is updated regularly.

What to expect?

If you take Welchol and have Muscle pain, find out what symptoms you could have in 1 year or longer.

You are not alone!

Join a support group for people who take Welchol and have Muscle pain

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>

On May, 01, 2017

7,614 people reported to have side effects when taking Welchol.
Among them, 369 people (4.85%) have Muscle Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Welchol cause Muscle pain?

Time on Welchol when people have Muscle Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 47.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.37 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.54 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.44 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 1.22 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Pain when taking Welchol *:

  • female: 63.45 %
  • male: 36.55 %

Age of people who have Muscle Pain when taking Welchol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.16 %
  • 40-49: 8.88 %
  • 50-59: 25.1 %
  • 60+: 64.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (129 people, 34.96%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (42 people, 11.38%)
  • Arthritis (22 people, 5.96%)
  • Osteoporosis (21 people, 5.69%)
  • High Blood Pressure (21 people, 5.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zetia (59 people, 15.99%)
  • Lipitor (44 people, 11.92%)
  • Niaspan (31 people, 8.40%)
  • Synthroid (29 people, 7.86%)
  • Crestor (29 people, 7.86%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (55 people, 14.91%)
  • Weakness (52 people, 14.09%)
  • Fatigue (47 people, 12.74%)
  • Headache (46 people, 12.47%)
  • Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased (41 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Muscle pain when taking Welchol?

Welchol

Welchol has active ingredients of colesevelam hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Welchol 7,990 users)

Muscle Pain

Muscle pain has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 113,812 Muscle pain patients).

Browse all side effects of Welchol

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Muscle pain

Muscle pain

Could your condition cause Muscle pain

Muscle pain

Related studies

What would happen?

Forecast new side effects and undetected conditions when you take Welchol and have Muscle pain.

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Welchol, Muscle pain

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Welchol, Muscle pain