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 Hyperlipidaemia. This review analyzes which people have Muscle pain 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, 20, 2017

7,735 people reported to have side effects when taking Welchol.
Among them, 380 people (4.91%) have Muscle pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Welchol cause Muscle pain?

Time on Welchol when people have Muscle pain *:

  • < 1 month: 45.24 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.71 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 1.19 %

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

  • female: 63.74 %
  • male: 36.26 %

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: 1.12 %
  • 40-49: 8.55 %
  • 50-59: 25.65 %
  • 60+: 64.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hyperlipidaemia (44 people, 11.58%)
  • High Blood Pressure (22 people, 5.79%)
  • Arthritis (22 people, 5.79%)
  • Osteoporosis (21 people, 5.53%)
  • Insomnia (19 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zetia (63 people, 16.58%)
  • Lipitor (46 people, 12.11%)
  • Synthroid (34 people, 8.95%)
  • Niaspan (31 people, 8.16%)
  • Crestor (31 people, 8.16%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (56 people, 14.74%)
  • Weakness (55 people, 14.47%)
  • Fatigue (52 people, 13.68%)
  • Headache (46 people, 12.11%)
  • Pain In Extremity (41 people, 10.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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