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What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Colesevelam?

If you are taking colesevelam twice a day and miss the first dose, take the total daily dose all at once with your next meal. If you miss the dose for the entire day, skip the missed dose and continue with your normal dosing schedule. Do not take a double or extra dose.

Available Strengths

Colesevelam comes in the following strengths and forms:
  • Colesevelam 625 mg tablets
  • Colesevelam 3.75 gram powder packets
  • Colesevelam 1.875 gram powder packets.

Who Makes Colesevelam?

Colesevelam (sold under the brand name WelChol) is manufactured by Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

Is There a Generic Version?

At this time, this medication is not available in generic form (see Generic WelChol).
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