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Amitiza

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Other Names: Lubiprostone

Linzess

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/ 776 posts
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 2,352 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 776 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
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By Grey Rain
November 30, 2013
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What patients are saying about Amitiza vs. Linzess

100 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
me on Linzess in December, it started working about 2 weeks...
...20 lbs. My constipation has been severe, having to use enemas. My GI put me on Linzess in December, it started working about 2 ...problems with the Linzess, ask your doctor about Amitza. So far...
and gave me Linzess for constipation as a med (Dicyclamine)...
...you got relief. I took Amitiza for a few years with ...months then had to have Senna-S. no help and I ...He kept me on Dexilant for GERD and gave me Linzess for constipation as a med (Dicycla...
after having taken linzess, miralax, amitiza and zelnorm...
...reglan after having taken linzess, miralax, amitiza and zelnorm (list goes on...). Nothing works on me. I'm scared to start reglan for slow motility for my chronic constipation I've had...
the market.  Then went to Amitiza and feel like I'm losing...
...I'm losing out on my life by being tied to a bathroom. (Also the nausea and pain are terrible).  I just saw that Linzess was a new drug for IBS-C.  Has anyone been on both?  What were the...
of bloating and nausea from the 24 mcg and no side effects...
...amitiza--24 mcg and 8 mcg. from what i've read and what others have said, the side effects from the 8 mcg are a lot less troublesome. some people had no side affects at all from that dose. tha...
the same problems with amitiza--both dose strengths--lots...
...i had the same problems with amitiza--both dose strengths--lots ...patients who used amitiza experienced ...and there's also linzess--another very expensive med that came out late last year. ...
I have been on amitiza and now linzess which are supposedly...
...under care of a GI doc. I have been on amitiza and now linzess which are supposedly the two best drugs on the ...hours so I am going be in withdrawal soon anyway. So I...
issue.  Have you tried the Linzess yet?  I got samples and...
My doctor just called in Linzess for me. he says he doubts insurance will cover it and that without coverage, it's $900 a month! I hope it's covered. ...issue.  Have you tried the Linzess yet?  I g...
Linzess for several weeks; I have had the same problems...
...have been taking Linzess for several weeks; I have had the same problems others are commenting ...I have not tried Amitiza, my MD said it was expensive, so she gave me the linzess samples she ha...
2 drugs which work somewhat for my issues-Amitiza and a new...
...the novasure ablasion. I am seen by a Gastro to treat IBS and Idoiopathic Cronic ...on 2 drugs which work somewhat for my issues-Amitiza and a new drug called Linzess. This is another avenue to...
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