Welchol and Anal haemorrhage - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Anal haemorrhage is reported only by a few people who take Welchol.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Welchol and have Anal haemorrhage. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,611 people who have side effects while taking Welchol from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.



On Nov, 24, 2022

10,611 people reported to have side effects when taking Welchol.
Among them, 5 people (0.05%) have Anal haemorrhage.


What is Welchol?

Welchol has active ingredients of colesevelam hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. eHealthMe is studying from 11,026 Welchol users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Anal haemorrhage?

Anal haemorrhage is found to be associated with 785 drugs and 457 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Welchol and Anal haemorrhage reports submitted per year:

Could Welchol cause Anal haemorrhage?

Gender of people who have Anal haemorrhage when taking Welchol *:

  • female: 25 %
  • male: 75 %

Age of people who have Anal haemorrhage when taking Welchol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 25 %
  • 60+: 75 %

Common drugs people take besides Welchol *:

  1. Xarelto: 3 people, 60.00%
  2. Xanax: 2 people, 40.00%
  3. Ramipril: 2 people, 40.00%
  4. Oxycodone: 2 people, 40.00%
  5. Lortab: 2 people, 40.00%
  6. Doxycycline: 2 people, 40.00%
  7. Coenzyme Q10: 2 people, 40.00%
  8. Xeljanz Xr: 1 person, 20.00%
  9. Xeljanz: 1 person, 20.00%
  10. Tylenol: 1 person, 20.00%

Common side effects people have besides Anal haemorrhage *:

  1. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 3 people, 60.00%
  2. Haematocrit Decreased: 3 people, 60.00%
  3. Gingival Bleeding (bleeding gums): 3 people, 60.00%
  4. Weakness: 2 people, 40.00%
  5. Urethritis (inflammation of the urethra): 2 people, 40.00%
  6. Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain): 2 people, 40.00%
  7. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 2 people, 40.00%
  8. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect): 2 people, 40.00%
  9. Pain In Extremity: 2 people, 40.00%
  10. Intervertebral Disc Protrusion (spinal disc protrusion): 2 people, 40.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen): 3 people, 60.00%
  2. Rosacea (a skin condition that causes facial redness): 3 people, 60.00%
  3. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 3 people, 60.00%
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 2 people, 40.00%
  5. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect): 2 people, 40.00%
  6. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation): 2 people, 40.00%
  7. Stress And Anxiety: 1 person, 20.00%
  8. Pain: 1 person, 20.00%
  9. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 1 person, 20.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Welchol and have Anal haemorrhage?

Check whether Anal haemorrhage is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.



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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on colesevelam hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Welchol) and Welchol (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

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