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When are they going to allow a generic for welchol ?

I had my gall bladder removed about 20 years ago. I have been on welchol for over 12 years. When are they going to approve a generic. The cost are astronomic. At the beginning of the year I have to ...

Posted 10 Jan 2013 1 answer

Welchol Packets,, Has anyone found a generic for this product. diana?

Trying to find Generic Welchol; patent has expired!!!

Posted 1 May 2015 1 answer

When will generic Welchol be available?

According to another post on this web site, the patent was scheduled to expire in 2014. I am seeking a cheaper price.

Posted 17 Mar 2015 1 answer

Started Metoprolol 9 months ago. I was in the hospital 11 days... A-Fib and 2 small pulmonary?

... embolisms. I have had diarrhea lmost every day since then. Gastro doc put me on Welchol which helped for a short time but became unreliable even on 4 pills a day. He next had me try peptobismol ...

Posted 4 Mar 2015 1 answer

Timing of taking Welchol?

after years of the same problems everyone here is reporting a GI Dr just prescribed Welchol for me - I'm wondering about whether it matters what time of day to take it? I have had diarrhea every ...

Posted 17 Dec 2014 1 answer

Welchol - I have read weight gain is not a side effect but I started taking wellchol 3 weeks ago and

... have gained 7 lbs in 3 weeks. Nothing else has changed, I exercise, follow a low card diet, etc... What in the wellchol causes weight gain when it should be neutral or cause weight loss due to ...

Posted 16 Nov 2014 1 answer

Has anyone notice hair lose after taking Welchol for a few months?

I've noticed extensive hair lose while on this medication. I am picking hair off of my clothes all day. My floors are full of hair. When I wash and comb my hair it comes out by the handful. I am ...

Posted 11 Dec 2014 0 answers

What is an alternative medicine for welchol?

My mother forgot her welchol and leaving in a cruise in a few hours, what can she get to help with this problem?

Posted 5 Jul 2014 1 answer

Welchol - How do you find the right dosage?

I have Welchol 625MG. Prescribed for 2x a day. That caused constipation. If I take 1 pill, I don't have a movement until the 2nd day and it is explosive and burns. I have IBS and my gallbladder ...

Posted 24 Jul 2014 1 answer

Can I mix welchol into my coffee?

I am about to start taking welchol for cholesterol I dring lots of coffee and I figure it will mask the taste

Posted 26 Jun 2014 1 answer

Does Welchol have any ocular side effects?

I have narrow angle glaucoma (B) eyes - (R) eye was lasered to prevent angle closure - resulted in macular edema - am worried that welchol will affect my eyes

Posted 29 Mar 2014 1 answer

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