Navigation Links
New Data Demonstrate Welchol(R) (colesevelam HCl) Significantly Improved Lipid and Glycemic Measures in Patients With High LDL Cholesterol and Prediabetes
Date:4/23/2010

ons of Use

  • Welchol should not be used for the treatment of type 1 diabetes or for the treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Welchol has not been studied in type 2 diabetes as monotherapy or in combination with a dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitor and has not been extensively studied in combination with thiazolidinediones
  • Welchol has not been studied in Fredrickson Type I, III, IV, and V dyslipidemias
  • Welchol has not been studied in children younger than 10 years of age or in premenarchal girls

Contraindications

Welchol is contraindicated in individuals with bowel obstruction, those with serum triglyceride (TG) concentrations of >500 mg/dL, or with a history of hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis.

Warnings and Precautions

The effect of Welchol on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality has not been determined.  

Welchol can increase serum TG concentrations particularly when used in combination with sulfonylureas or insulin. Caution should be exercised when treating patients with TG levels >300 mg/dL.

Welchol may decrease the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K. Patients on vitamin supplements should take their vitamins at least 4 hours prior to Welchol. Caution should be exercised when treating patients with a susceptibility to vitamin K or fat-soluble vitamin deficiencies.

Caution should also be exercised when treating patients with gastroparesis, gastrointestinal motility disorders, major gastrointestinal tract surgery, and when treating patients with dysphagia and swallowing disorders.

Welchol reduces gastrointestinal absorption of some drugs. Drugs with a known
'/>"/>

SOURCE Daiichi Sankyo
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Related medicine technology :

1. Positive Long Term Data Presented at ACC 2010 Demonstrate Sustained Safety and Efficacy Advantages of the Cypher(R) Sirolimus Drug-Eluting Stent Over the Endeavor(R) Zotarolimus-Eluting Stent
2. Data Presented at ACC/i2 Summit Demonstrate Impressive Long Term Clinical Outcomes in Real World Patients Treated with OrbusNeichs Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM)
3. Adamas Pharmaceuticals TCAD Therapy Demonstrates Broad Spectrum Activity Against Susceptible and Resistant Strains of Influenza in Animal Models
4. New Data Demonstrates Abbotts Investigational MitraClip(R) System Has Potential to be a Valuable Treatment Option for Patients With Mitral Regurgitation, the Most Common Heart Valve Condition
5. New Study Demonstrates Safety of Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) Technology in Pediatric Patients Suffering From Chronic Sinusitis
6. Tobiras Next-Generation Once-Daily CCR5 Receptor Antagonist Demonstrates Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability in Treatment-Experienced Patients With HIV
7. NovaShunt Starts its Pivotal Clinical Study "PIONEER" to Demonstrate the Clinical Value of the AFS System
8. Transgenomic Demonstrates Very High Sensitivity Detection of Tumor-Associated KRAS Mutations in Matched Plasma Samples Using COLD-PCR
9. Elekta Expands Consultative Services Program to Help MOSAIQ Customers Demonstrate Meaningful Use Guidelines
10. AsepticSure(TM) Hospital Sterilization System Demonstrates Total Eradication of Super Bugs
11. Clinical Data Presented at Asia PCR/Sing LIVE Demonstrate Benefits of OrbusNeichs Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) in Challenging Patient Subsets
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2015)... , April 17, 2015 Today, ... honored 13 employees from 12 biopharmaceutical companies as ... efforts in policy advocacy and community service. ... Health Champion Awards were created by the biopharmaceutical ... excelled in their careers, but have also shown ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... , Apr. 16, 2015 Research and Markets ... the "Corporate Reputation of Pharma in 2014 - ... Edition" report to their offering. For ... opinions on the corporate reputation of the pharmaceutical industry ... health with the views of patient organisations representing all ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... , April 16, 2015 Vanda Pharmaceuticals ... focused on the development and commercialization of products for ... it will release results for the first quarter of ... closes. The Company will host a ... 6, 2015, during which Vanda management will discuss the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PhRMA Applauds 2015 We Work For Health Champion Award Winners 2PhRMA Applauds 2015 We Work For Health Champion Award Winners 3Corporate Reputation of Pharma in 2014 - The Perspective of Mental Health Patient Groups - 1st Edition 2Corporate Reputation of Pharma in 2014 - The Perspective of Mental Health Patient Groups - 1st Edition 3Vanda Pharmaceuticals to Announce First Quarter 2015 Financial Results on May 6, 2015 2
... Dec. 22, 2010 Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: ... Chief Executive Officer, will present at the J.P. Morgan ... 2011 at 1:30 pm Pacific time.  The ... at http://jpmorgan.metameetings.com/webcasts/healthcare11/directlink?ticker=HAE .  The webcast ...
... ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA ), today ... update webcast/conference call after the market closes on January ... Vicente Anido, Jr., Ph.D., and Chief Financial Officer and ... 2011 guidance, give a commercial and new product pipeline ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces 2011 Guidance and Pipeline Update Webcast/Conference Call on January 5, 2011 2
(Date:4/18/2015)... 18, 2015 "I wanted to ... create a healthful juice that contained essential vitamins, ... Md. "It increases my energy, improves skin elasticity ... He developed Tapp's Juice to contain fruits, vegetables ... prevent physical and mental fatigue. It features a ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... has released a new blog post explaining how to ... , Drivers can find accurate information about various auto ... website can help drivers compare the newest and best ... whole process is designed to be convenient, free and ... quotes is advantageous because it allows clients to find ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... (PRWEB) April 18, 2015 More than ... sale now at TheCelebrityDresses.com, the #1 online store carrying ... ongoing many girls have got their perfect dresses for ... the celebrity fashion prom dresses at TheCelebrityDresses.com would be ... designed more than 2000 prom dresses inspired by the ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... 2015 PHOENIX, ARIZONA – In March, ... 11 other secure destruction professionals across the United States, ... He will now display “CSDS” as a professional title ... the National Association of Information Destruction 2015 Annual Conference ... Texas. Of the 20 people who took the exam, ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... 2015 Rosetta Radiology is proud to ... their list of diagnostic imaging services. This solidifies them ... the Upper East Side of Manhattan. , The new ... The addition of PET-CT, combined with Rosetta’s state of ... to work with patients through several stages of the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Auto Insurance Quotes Can Provide Accurate Results! 2Health News:Prom Dresses 2015 on Sale at TheCelebrityDresses.com 2
... American Society,for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology is pleased to ... Oriental Republic of,Uruguay, will present a special guest lecture ... 1 in Los Angeles. Dr. Vazquez, who,is a radiation ... speak October 30 at 9:00 a.m. at the Los ...
... but not all , WEDNESDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay News) -- ... pain. , That,s the conclusion of Israeli researchers who reviewed ... insoles to sham insoles or no treatment for back pain ... of 256 people that focused on the use of insoles ...
... Help Advance Research-, MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Oct. ... for its innovative genomic search,technology, SLIM Search(TM), Inc. ... The SLIM Search genomic search tool delivers greater ... 1.3 includes the following features: * ...
... 17 After completing its review of safety,and ... Board (DSMB) has recommended that the pivotal Phase ... Edema) Study,continue under the current protocol, without change. ... for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME). ...
... Oct. 17 IRIDEX,Corporation (Nasdaq: IRIX ) announced ... and Chief Executive Officer, and as a member of,the ... The Board of,Directors has appointed Theodore A. Boutacoff, who ... Directors, to serve as the Company,s President,and Chief Executive ...
... - For the Nine Months (to 31 August) a 46% Sales ... in EBIT to EUR34.8m (EUR6.2m) - Marked Improvement in Adjusted ... Fall in Interest Charges Since the IPO - CEO Dr. ... In the first nine months of its financial year (to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:President of Uruguay to Speak at ASTRO Annual Meeting 2Health News:Release 1.3 of SLIM Search Now Available 2Health News:DSMB Supports Continuation of the Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Medidur(TM) FA for the Treatment of DME 2Health News:DSMB Supports Continuation of the Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Medidur(TM) FA for the Treatment of DME 3Health News:DSMB Supports Continuation of the Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Medidur(TM) FA for the Treatment of DME 4Health News:Growth Trend for Gerresheimer Continues Unabated - Debt Reduction 2Health News:Growth Trend for Gerresheimer Continues Unabated - Debt Reduction 3Health News:Growth Trend for Gerresheimer Continues Unabated - Debt Reduction 4Health News:Growth Trend for Gerresheimer Continues Unabated - Debt Reduction 5
... cool-running, energy efficient LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) ... see without affecting the darkened refracting environment. ... free so you'll never need to change ... a limited lifetime warranty, the best in ...
... The Reichert CT200 Tonometer ... the XCEL 250 and XCEL ... also compatible with other Zeiss-style ... mounted on the top of ...
10 (mm) smooth platform; Serrated handle in stainless steel....
Compatible with the Volcano Therapeutics Trak Back II Disposable Catheter Pullback Device,and the Volcano Therapeutics In-Vision Imaging System....
Medicine Products: