Colesevelam HCL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • indigestion
  • constipation
  • nausea
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low blood sugar
  • high blood pressure
  • the flu
  • an accidental injury
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • throat irritation
  • a common cold
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • backache
  • muscle pain
  • flu-like symptoms
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • generalized weakness
  • intense abdominal pain
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • low vitamin K levels
  • a blockage of the intestines with stool
  • blockage of the stomach or intestine
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • pancreatitis
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • vitamin deficiency
  • high amount of triglyceride in the blood
  • difficulty swallowing
  • abdominal bloating
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