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Condition: High Cholesterol
5/28/2009 8:51:38 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Welchol improved my sugar, but not much improvement with my Cholestrol. The side effects for me were severe constipation, so severe I resorted to Benefiber no help have to use suppositories. Also stomach pain and bloating . But the most frightening was when my right hand began shaking uncontroablly like parkinson's. I have stopped the drug and now the constipation,stomach pain and shaking hav ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
5/26/2009 8:27:01 AM

Reviewer: ken, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I like others could not take statin drugs any more. I was on statins for over 10 years before leg cramps. Stopped taking anything other than supplements and eating proper foods but cholesterol went up over 200. Along with some high blood pressure I ended up having a TIA/stroke. Started taking Welchol about a year ago.Take 6 a day after working up to that fairly quickly. aside of the constipation t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
5/23/2009 9:49:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Didn't work for me.

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

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