I read the information on possible side effects and it is not listed.-
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Welchol:
Constipation; headache; indigestion; mild stomach pain; muscle aches; nausea; sore throat; stomach discomfort; tiredness; weakness.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Welchol:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); choking; difficulty swallowing; severe or persistent constipation, diarrhea, or stomach pain; severe or persistent dizziness or headache; symptoms of pancreas inflammation (eg, severe stomach or back pain with or without nausea or vomiting, stomach tenderness or swelling); throat pain or irritation.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.
- Welchol Information for Consumers
- Welchol Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Welchol (detailed)
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