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WelChol: Oral tablet

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WelChol 625mg Tab
Daiichi Sankyo Inc
Pill Identification: SANKYO C01 

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What is this medicine?

COLESEVELAM (koh le SEV e lam) is used to lower cholesterol in patients who are at risk of heart disease or stroke. This medicine is only for patients whose cholesterol level is not controlled by diet. It is also used in combination with diet and exercise to help lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes.

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Drugs Related by Class to WelChol: Oral tablet
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for WelChol: Oral tablet
Usage by Gender
51.29%
48.71%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
0.22%
3.74%
28.95%
67.09%
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