COLESTID Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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

    • constipation

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • low vitamin K levels

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

    • a low amount of vitamin A in the body
    • low vitamin D levels
    • indigestion
    • dizziness
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • heartburn
    • gas
    • loose stools
    • diarrhea
    • stomach cramps

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • an ulcer from too much stomach acid
    • gallstones
    • inflammation of the gallbladder
    • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
    • bowel movements containing much fat
    • abnormal absorption of food nutrients in the gastrointestinal tract
    • abnormal liver function tests

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

    • a migraine headache
    • angina, a type of chest pain
    • skin inflammation
    • hives
    • arthritis
    • joint pain
    • backache
    • difficulty sleeping
    • low energy
    • a skin rash
    • decreased appetite
    • headache
    • trouble breathing
    • chest pain
    • generalized weakness
    • pain in the muscles or bones
    • fast heartbeat
    • swelling of the feet
    • swelling of the hands

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