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Amitiza vs Linzess

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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...
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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...
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for anything again. I took Amitiza for years and it quit...
" ...again.that too many people have serious fluid problems after taking Linzess..I know that I gained ...for anything again. I took Amitiza for years and it ...quit working--so the GI Dr gave me Linzess... "

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took one dose in the morning. It finally quit working...
" ...glad you got relief. I took Amitiza for a few years with good results, I took one dose in the morning. It finally quit working well so I researched ...Dexilant for GERD and gave me Linzess for... "

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on Amitiza for about 6 years and although it works great...
" I have been on Amitiza for about 6 years and although it works great I felt my body ...this weekend I tried linzess 145 mg and although I didn't stop ANY of my other stuff I experienced no pain what so... "

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no medication. I started on Amitiza 10 years ago, learned...
" ...when on no medication. I started on Amitiza 10 years ago, learned ...doctor to switch me to Linzess even though she hasn't had any patients on it yet, and so far I LOVE IT! No terrible side effects. Yes... "

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have that, and did it go away like the shortness of breath...
" ...this morning with my linzess. No bm. (As I stated, it has a tendency to not work or not work as ...effect I had with Amitiza - fatigue. Did you have that, and did it go away like the shortness of breath... "

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w days that I was taking Amitiza which did not agree with me...
" ...referral there? Three days on Linzess and no changes so far. No side effects either though. I wont ...pain. Almost everything I feel manifests as head pain instead. When I have ...few days that I was... "

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got put on Amitiza, which is similar to Linzess, no input...
" I just got put on Amitiza, which is similar to ...Now I'm terrified of taking Linzess if it might make me gain weight. Does anyone else... "
Winston2010
June 4, 2015
yes I take it no problem works great no weight gain been on a diet lost 20 lbs since Feb does not give me cramps etc Linzess gave me sever cramps and diarrhea

add that I was taking the amitiza before taking the linzess...
" ...reply. I forgot to add that I was taking the amitiza before taking the linzess and I was always nauseous. It didn't matter when... "

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inzess or Amitiza. They didn't work for me but everybody i...
" ...prescription drug for ibs c or chronic constipation? Like linzess or Amitiza. They didn't work for me but everybody is different so one... "

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and linzess never worked that well for me but then, i'm a...
" no, sorry flossy.  amitiza and linzess never worked that well for me   but then, i'm a tough case. ...cardio issues.   i'm really sorry your script from amitiza fell through.   i sure do wish they had... "

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