Is it safe to take welchol if the patient has stage 4 liver disease?

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10 Jul 2011

WelChol is part of a class of drugs known as bile acid sequestrants and is used to lower cholesterol levels in the body. Welchol is safe to take in patients who present with liver disease.
http://www.drugs.com/pro/welchol.html

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