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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.

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