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Condition: High Cholesterol
4/12/2009 5:24:03 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Good grief. I actually lived through the three days of taking ONE a day. I am unable to take statins so doc tried this. Had neurologic problems including leg weakness and cramping and neck and eye movement difficulty. (I have invisible MS. The Welchol highly intensified my neurologic problems.) As one with extremely rare SVT runs, I experienced this, as well. (I had also had soy sauce which ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
4/2/2009 9:07:13 PM

Reviewer: bird, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
feel good then i take the pills the bloating is so bad i weigh in the morning143 when i come home after work 151 legs tired six pills a day i hate this drugdoesnt help blood pressure either

Condition: High Cholesterol
3/26/2009 1:06:54 PM

Reviewer: artistmartha, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
had real bad leg cramps and stomach pains,could not sleep at noght for body aches

Condition: High Cholesterol
3/13/2009 8:52:53 PM

Reviewer: lulu, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Started Welchol in December of 08. Within 3 weeks my sole of my feet were killing me. It's a burning pain that won't go away. I have to wear Crocs all day. I have to wear slip on rubber soled shoes to walk. I no longer can wear sneakers. The medicine only brought my cholesterol( it was 434) down to 424. Hardly worth all the pains in my legs, back knees, the constipation and wakeful nights. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
3/5/2009 11:05:42 AM

Reviewer: Jan, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I can't take statins because of muscle cramping. Been on Welchol before and quit because of the intestinal discomfort. Doctor wanted me back on it as LDL levels were too high. Still having constipation and cramping and am not up to the full 6 pill a day dose. I really hate this stuff and doubt if I will stay on it for very long.

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