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Constipation (also known as costiveness, dyschezia, and dyssynergic defaecation) refers to bowel movements that are ...
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Constipation Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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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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on Amitiza for about 6 years and although it works great...
" ...Amitiza for about 6 years and although it works great ...linzess 145 mg and although I didn't stop ANY of my other stuff I experienced no pain what so ever. BUT, I did go to the bathroom around ... "

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

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got put on Amitiza, which is similar to Linzess, no input...
" ...put on Amitiza, which ...of taking Linzess if it might make me gain weight. Does anyone else here have IBS and has taken Amitiza?... "

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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linzess or Amitiza. They didn't work for me but everybody...
" ...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. i've read others' success ...really sorry your script from amitiza fell through. i sure... "

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

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Heehee Used to take Amitiza and then took Linzess. Huge...
" ...come. Heehee Used to take Amitiza and then took Linzess. Huge difference. I love the Linzess. It's just i have to prepare for it for my daily errands and work around it. When i... "

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been taking Amitiza for 9 months and it does not help. It...
" ...called in Linzess for me. he says he doubts insurance will cover it and that without coverage, it's $900 a month! I ...I've been taking Amitiza for 9 months and it does not help. ...tried the... "

Linzess but not having good results with that, either....
" ...there done that. I have IBS and have seen a gastro, a couple of them. Amitiza didn't work and I ve been trying Linzess but not having good results with that, either. I have a... "

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