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Condition: High Cholesterol
6/28/2013 2:22:44 PM

Reviewer: TB, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My Cholesterol numbers are great. This medicine brought my numbers from 245 to 195. I have been taking Welchol for 18 months. The first year I have had no side effects. About 6 mos. ago I began to have severe pain in my lower back, left hips and down the left leg. I began Chiropractic treatment with no relief. Then 3 mos ago I decided to have a hystorectomy because of fibroid ( thinking this was t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
6/4/2013 6:29:30 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
This medicine has caused severe leg & muscle pain.

Condition: High Cholesterol
6/3/2013 1:57:33 PM

Reviewer: vt, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
The medication is easy to use. But as a retiree I find it cost prohibative.

Condition: High Cholesterol
5/27/2013 2:29:28 PM

Reviewer: momma hen, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took the prescribed dose of 6 tablets (625mg each) 3 after lunch and 3 after dinner for 5 days. Diarrhea developed on 3rd day and got progressively worse, severe back pains developed on 4th day. Called Dr. and he said to stop the WelChol. Have been off WelChol for 4 days and diarrhea is worse. I guess it is the medication working its way out of my system. This is my own personal experience with ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
5/16/2013 8:18:14 AM

Reviewer: 75 or over on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was increased to 4 tab per day and having indigestion. abdominal distention

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