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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of WelChol Oral.

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Condition: High Cholesterol
4/4/2013 10:00:55 PM

Reviewer: Panda, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been using WelChol since Aug 2007 and have had no problems. I currently take 3 tablets per day. I am prescribed to take them twice a day, but usually forget at night since this is the only Rx I would take at night. My total cholesterol was 256 and this brings it down to an average of 200. I really have not changed my diet as I should. Also, if I was consistent with the twice a day plan, I w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
3/29/2013 9:02:42 PM

Reviewer: Kathy, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started taking WelChol in Nov for High Cholesterol. 3 months later was down at a normal level. The only side effects I have had is being really gassy. I do find it hard to remember to take the 3 pills with lunch and 3 pills with dinner everyday- since a big problem I have is skipping meals and eating a lot at 1 time. But, taking these pills is making me work on it. The pills are on the big ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
3/29/2013 11:34:29 AM

Reviewer: Patto, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I can't take statins. I take Welchol and Zetia and it keeps my cholesterol below 200. Even with good insurance, taking these two drugs is over $100 per month out of pocket, but then again I am saving big money on toilet paper since I no longer poop. I can't take Welchol within about 4 hours of my Coumadin or it renders the Coumadin ineffective, so I rated it low on the ease of use scale ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
3/21/2013 12:13:12 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
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Condition: High Cholesterol
2/25/2013 2:25:44 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Was put on this medication for high cholesterol and blood sugar control. Have been on it for 1 month so I have not had blood work done yet. will report later. Taking 3(675mg)pills, twice a day. Was concerned about 6 pill a day dosage so I called pharmacist and was told that was a normal dosage. She mentioned the powder option if I had trouble taking pills. So far the only side effects were a cou ... Show Full Comment

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