Welchol Drug

Important Information about Welchol Drug


  • Welchol is used to decrease blood cholesterol levels when diet and exercise prove insufficient.
  • The generic name of welchol is colesevelam.
  • Side effects such as constipation, indigestion, muscle aches, sore throat, and weakness may occur due to use of welchol.

Serious side effects of Welchol are:

  • Constipation;
  • Indigestion;
  • Muscle aches;
  • Nausea;
  • Sore throat;
  • Stomach pain or discomfort;
  • Weakness.