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Amitiza vs. Bentyl for IBS

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Amitiza

Rx
/ 2,429 posts
Other Names: Lubiprostone

Bentyl

Rx
/ 10,338 posts
Other Names: Dicyclomine   Merbentyl
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 2,429 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 10,338 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Lubiprostone (International Nonproprietary Name, marketed under the trade name Amitiza) is a medication used in the management of chronic (medicine) idiopathic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome. It was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Adm... Read more on Wikipedia
dicycloverine, is an anticholinergic that blocks muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. Dicycloverine was first synthesized in the United States circa 1947... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Rx
June 13, 2014
Rx wrote
Amitiza
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By Anonymous
April 18, 2014
Anonymous wrote
Linzess vs. Amitzia --- Linzess, hands down!
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February 16, 2014
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What patients are saying about Amitiza vs. Bentyl

26 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
for the constipation. Both meds really seem to work, I...
...put me on Bentyl for the bloating and Amitiza for the constipation. Both meds really seem to work, I also...
Amitiza and it works better than anything shes taken for her...
...if Sara has taken Bentyl, but for the constipation she suffers her doctor prescribed Amitiza and it works better than anything shes taken for her constipation. Its very,...
I take Amitiza 24mg 2 times a day and Bentyl 10mg 3 times a...
I take Amitiza 24mg 2 times a ...side effects when taking Amitiza except for little nausea here and there. The ...reason I started to take the Bentyl was to try to...
Amitiza, but Bentyl is a winner. It continues working and I...
I can tell you that I've tried other things like Linzess and Amitiza, but Bentyl is a winner. It continues working and I am very very grateful, as it alleviates pain constipation, but most of all,...
wants me to stop all meds (Bentyl and Compazine included)...
Amitiza for IBS-A? I have mostly IBS-D ...wasn't impressed by, wants me to stop all meds (Bentyl and Compazine included) and herbs ...savior, peppermint) and take Amitiza. From my understanding,...
me any good either). Amitiza, however, could very well help...
...have the diarrhea issue, then Bentyl should probably be your medication. With both, maybe bentyl too. But if you have ...it didn't do me any good either). Amitiza, however, could very well help ...
there, i am on bentyl and amitiza ..bentyl makes me alittle...
hey there, i am on bentyl and amitiza ..bentyl makes me alittle sleep but...
but he did put me on Amitiza and Bentyl. The Amitiza...
...The GI doctor didn't have any answers but he did put me on Amitiza and Bentyl. The Amitiza has worked so ...like to take Bentyl because it makes me really dizzy. I am also taking Prilosec. I ...
on 3 prescription medications: Amitiza, Bentyl and Lexapro....
...Bentyl and Lexapro. I thought it was just too much for my body to keep taking chemicals everyday and really wanted to get off of them because they we're not even helping more than 50%. I went on a ...
life). I'd been taking Bentyl and Aciphex (for my GERD)....
...I was diagnosed with IBS in October ...year life). I'd been taking Bentyl and Aciphex (for my GERD). I had a flare up and it ...a new PCP yesterday and she switched my meds  to Amitiza and Pr...
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