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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

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

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

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

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

Are colestipol and welchol the same thing?

Posted 20 Dec 2013 1 answer

I have taken Welchol for 2 weeks today. I started having terrible right sided pain, moving to legs?

... causing some numbness, missed it yesterday, had diarrhea, took today, tonight the pain is worse than before and nausea

Posted 27 Sep 2013 1 answer

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