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    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.

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    3/5/2009 7:43:23 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    After first day of taking 4 pills , two in AM then 2 at night w/food. Had severe diarrea, no appetite. Today is second day will skip dosage to recover then I will try 1 or 2 per day and see. Curious so many reviews reported constipation mine was just the opposite.

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    3/1/2009 9:36:38 PM

    Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I seldom had heartburn until I started taking Welchol 2 tabs a day and Rowasa 4 capsules a day (Omega 30. I can't take statins. Been the route wiht Questran which I am sure caused hair loss, Zocor, Crestor which caused muscle pain in shoulders and arms. Started on Welchol 2 years ago and I am still not happy with the side effects. I also have large stools and flatulence. My Colonoscopy wa ... Show Full Comment

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