What are the side effects of Welchol?
(colesevelam) is a medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels. Welchol® belongs to a class
of drugs called bile acid resins and is generally used with few side effects. Other bile acid
resins include Questran® (cholestyramine)
and Colestid® (colestipol).
Welchol's most common side effects are constipation, gas and stomach upset. Welchol® may not be appropriate for people with difficulty swallowing or severe stomach or intestinal disorders.
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