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Side Effects

List colesevelam side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with colesevelam:

Common side effects of colesevelam:

  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of colesevelam:

  • Muscle PainSevere
  • Stomach CrampsSevere
  • Throat IrritationSevere
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe

Rare side effects of colesevelam:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Blockage of the EsophagusSevere
  • Blocked Bowels with No MovementSevere
  • Impacted StoolSevere
  • InfectionSevere
  • Low Blood SugarSevere
  • PancreatitisSevere
  • Stomach or Intestine BlockageSevere
  • Any Disease of the TeethLess Severe
  • Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the EsophagusLess Severe
  • Difficulty SwallowingLess Severe
  • High Amount of Triglyceride in the BloodLess Severe
  • High Blood PressureLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the NoseLess Severe
  • Lack in VitaminsLess Severe
  • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

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