Welchol

Last Update February 2, 2016
Other brands: Colesevelam
Colesevelam is a bile acid sequestrant administered orally. It is developed by Genzyme and marketed in the US by Daiichi Sankyo under ...
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Welchol for IBS

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for cholestrol and the IBS went away. Stayed on it for a...
| curezone.com
" ...conclusion was that it was IBS. A couple of years ago the doctor put me on welchol for cholestrol and the IBS went away. Stayed on it for... "

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for IBS-D and intestinal paingoogletag.cmd.push(function() {...
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" Taking Welchol for IBS-D and intestinal pain googletag.cmd.push(function() { ...if I could take Welchol for IBS-D with chronic intestinal pain and ...had their gallbladder removed. Could Welchol be... "

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drowsiness. I take Welchol for the IBS which others take...
| mvpsupportforum.com
" I take my propranolol at night due to the drowsiness. I take Welchol for the IBS which others take to lower... "

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or her IBS-D.Apparently,she's fine with no diarrhea. Th...
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" Welchol,stop the symptoms? I just receive an e-mail from a girl that her mother have been on Welchol since a while for her IBS-D.Apparently,she's fine with no diarrhea. This ...who explain the... "

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go and have had a problem with IBS on and off for years. B...
| www.dailystrength.org
" Welchol My Dr. gave me Welchol for my IBS. I had my gallbladder taken out years ago and have had a problem with IBS on and off for years. But this last year has been bad. My Dr. gave me Welchol... "

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Welchol for a long time for IBS-D and the medicine worked...
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" I took Welchol for a long time for IBS-D and the medicine worked wonders. My IBS has gone through changes now and the Welchol no longer works for me. Now, instead of IBS-D I have IBS-A so I just... "

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of Habba or taking Welchol for IBS. I think I may have...
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" ...posting about this!! I started Welchol after reading about it here, ...meds, and NO D, no cramps, nothing!!! I didnt take ...heard of Habba or taking Welchol for IBS. I think I may have... "

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me miserable. I have Ibs that is semi controlled, but...
| www.healingwell.com
" ...of you that take Welchol have any trouble with gas from it? My dr. put me on it for cholesterol and it's making me miserable. I... "

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only relief I have found for IBS. My cholesterol is fine....
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" ...are a part of taking Welchol. I have to take it because it is the only relief I have found for IBS. My cholesterol is fine. Dr. put me on Welchol and I have (with help... "

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years ago, long before taking Welchol but it had went away...
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" I was on Welchol for cholesterol for years but it never helped. I finally quit taking it only to have my IBS come back. After seeing my gastro doctor yesterday he happened to mention Welchol and I... "

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IBS medications
Welchol
3,553 discussions
Taken for: Diarrhea*, Bile, IBS, High Cholesterol, Diabetes, Inflammation
Other names: Colesevelam
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.9
Satisfaction
4.7
Helpfulness
Questran
9,082 discussions
Taken for: Diarrhea, Bile, IBS*, Crohn's Disease, Chronic Diarrhea*
Other names: Locholest, Cholestyramine-Sucrose
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.0
Satisfaction
3.6
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Prescribing mode: Rx
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Prescribing mode: OTC
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71,010 discussions
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Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
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