Welchol and Curcumin drug interactions - from FDA reports


Drug interactions are reported among people who take Welchol and Curcumin together. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6 people who take Welchol and Curcumin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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The study is based on colesevelam hydrochloride and turmeric (the active ingredients of Welchol and Curcumin, respectively), and Welchol and Curcumin (the brand names). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered.

What is Welchol?

Welchol has active ingredients of colesevelam hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Welchol 9,302 users)

What is Curcumin?

Curcumin has active ingredients of turmeric. It is often used in inflammation. (latest outcomes from Curcumin 1,282 users)

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Mar, 19, 2019

6 people who take Welchol, Curcumin are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Welchol and Curcumin drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:


1 - 6 months:


6 - 12 months:


1 - 2 years:


2 - 5 years:


5 - 10 years:


10+ years:


not specified:
  1. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  2. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  3. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx)
  4. Pain
  5. Sinus headache (headache caused by sinus infections)
  6. Vulvovaginal burning sensation
  7. Vulvovaginal pruritus (vulvovaginal severe itching)
  8. Cough
  9. Dizziness
  10. Drug ineffective

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Electrolyte imbalance
  3. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  4. Vulvovaginal burning sensation
  5. Vulvovaginal pruritus (vulvovaginal severe itching)
  6. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  7. Dizziness
  1. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  2. Cough
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Injection site bruising
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  6. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx)
  7. Pain
  8. Sinus headache (headache caused by sinus infections)

Most common drug interactions by age *:







  1. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Electrolyte imbalance
  4. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)


  1. Sinus headache (headache caused by sinus infections)
  2. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  3. Cough
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Injection site bruising
  6. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  7. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx)
  8. Pain


* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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