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Amitiza vs Linzess

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3.9
Concern level
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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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3
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2
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1
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1
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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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weeks, so I switched back to Amitiza! Sorry I was not very...
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" I have used Amitiza 24MCG Caps for over ...11/2 months ago to Linzess 290MCG Caps, with absolutely no results ...two weeks, so I switched back to Amitiza! Sorry I was not... "

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barrier and cell function, whereas lubiprostone repaired or...
| forums.phoenixrising.me
" ...whether it's good news (about lubiprostone) or bad news (about linaclotide). ...this study saying that \"linaclotide failed to effectively repair or protect the epithelial barrier and cell function,... "

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It took amitiza a full month and a half to start working...
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" Im sorry amitiza isn't working the way u wanted it too. I say to stick it out for a month. It took amitiza a full month and a half to start working 100% for me. However, ...but... "

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I tried amitiza but it didn't do anything. I took my first...
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" ...also read weight gain. I'm having difficulty getting rid of the pounds I want to lose. IM PETRIFIED OF WEIGHT GAIN. I tried amitiza but it didn't do anything. I took my first linzess pill at 2:30... "

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Can I say what a relief 3 bm with the amitiza after the...
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" ...suffer from CIC and was previously on linzess the made me smell ...time. The day before taking amitiza I started metamucil 3x ...apple cider vinegar. Can I say what a relief 3 bm with the amitiza after the... "

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I was taking Amitiza and after 5 yrs. of effectiveness...
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" Formerly, I was taking Amitiza and after 5 yrs. of effectiveness it suddenly stopped ...(32mcg./day)and that's when I began taking linzess(145 mcg./day). The drug works almost immediately following my... "

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for anything again. I took Amitiza for years and it quit...
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" ...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...
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" ...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...
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" 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...
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" ...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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