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Welchol Side Effects

various packages for the cholesterol medication welchol

Serious Side Effects of Welchol

  • Welchol may cause dangerous side effects if a serious allergic reaction occurs. Symptoms of this adverse reaction may include hoarseness or wheezing, difficulty breathing, rash, redness or itchiness of the skin, or hives, and swelling of the lips, mouth, tongue, throat or face.
  • This medication may also cause a rare but serious condition known as pancreatitis if TG levels become imbalanced. Beware of any symptoms, such as abdominal swelling or discomfort, increases in heart rate, or abdominal pain that radiates.

Common Side Effects of Welchol

  • headache,drowsiness or fatigue
  • muscle weakness or pain
  • flu-like symptoms such as runny nose, soreness of the throat and coughing
  • minor constipation and indigestionwelchol package label
  • upset stomach, nausea or vomiting
  • gassy or bloated feeling
  • heartburn (indigestion)
If any of these symptoms worsen or do not go away, call your doctor right away.