Table of Contents
- 1 What drugs make your muscles hurt?
- 2 What medications can cause body aches?
- 3 What causes muscle pain all over the body?
- 4 What medications make your legs hurt?
- 5 Does welchol affect the liver?
- 6 When should I be worried about muscle pain?
- 7 Does Welchol cause weight gain in diabetics?
- 8 Is there a dry version of Welchol for oral suspension?
What drugs make your muscles hurt?
10 Common Medications That List Muscle Pain as a Side Effect
- Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) Lipitor lowers levels of bad cholesterol and increases levels of good cholesterol.
- Glucophage (metformin)
- Klonopin (clonazepam)
- Ambien (zolpidem)
- Xanax (alprazolam)
- Ultram (tramadol)
What medications can cause body aches?
List of Drugs that may cause Muscle Pain (Myalgia)
- Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed.
- Eprosartan Mesylate Hydrochlorothiazide.
Can meds cause body aches?
It is well know that a class of medications widely used to treat high cholesterol, called Statins, frequently cause joint and muscle pain. Not only do they cause pain, but, also can damage the muscles and cause a muscle disease called myopathy.
Can I just stop taking welchol?
Do not stop using this medicine without first checking with your doctor. When you stop using this medicine, your blood cholesterol and sugar levels may increase again. This medicine can cause low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).
What causes muscle pain all over the body?
The most common causes of muscle pain are tension, stress, overuse and minor injuries. This type of pain is usually localized, affecting just a few muscles or a small part of your body.
What medications make your legs hurt?
Medications That Cause Leg Cramps
- Short-acting loop diuretics.
- Thiazide diuretics.
- Statins and fibrates.
- ACE inhibitors.
- Angiotensin II-receptor blockers (ARBs)
Can certain medications cause muscle pain?
Statin drugs are known to cause muscle pains and inflammation around the muscle cells (myositis). It should also be noted that the risk of muscle injury is greater when a statin is combined with other drugs that also cause muscle damage by themselves.
Can welchol cause pancreatitis?
Hypertriglyceridemia And Pancreatitis WELCHOL, like other bile acid sequestrants, can increase serum TG concentrations. Hypertriglyceridemia can cause acute pancreatitis.
Does welchol affect the liver?
Welchol works in the digestive tract and is not broken down by the liver.
When should I be worried about muscle pain?
Get immediate medical care if you have muscle pain with: Trouble breathing or dizziness. Extreme muscle weakness. A high fever and stiff neck.
What medications cause leg muscle pain?
What are the possible side effects of Welchol?
Common side effects of Welchol include: constipation. Other side effects include: dyspepsia. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.
Does Welchol cause weight gain in diabetics?
In clinical studies, Welchol was not associated with weight gain. *In type 2 diabetes clinical studies, the incidence of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) was comparable between Welchol and placebo groups and was not associated with weight gain.
Is there a dry version of Welchol for oral suspension?
Welchol (colesevelam HCl) for Oral Suspension should not be taken in its dry form. Welchol for Oral Suspension is recommended for, but not limited to, use in appropriate pediatric patients, as well as any patient who has difficulty swallowing. Phenylketonurics: Welchol for Oral Suspension contains 27 mg phenylalanine per 3.75 gram packet.
What medications should I avoid while taking Welchol?
Do not take other medications at the same time unless your doctor has told you to, as Welchol may make it harder for your body to absorbcertain other medications. Welchol may interact with phenytoin, blood thinners, glyburide, thyroid hormonereplacement, or birth control pills. Tell your doctor all medications you use.