What is Amitiza?

Amitiza (lubiprostone) increases the secretion of fluid in your intestines to help make it easier to pass stools (bowel movements). Amitiza is used to treat chronic constipation, or constipation caused by opioid (narcotic) pain medicine. It may also be used to treat irritable bowel syndrome in women with constipation as the main symptom. Amitiza is for use only in adults.

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My daughter is 16 years old. In April 2010 she became sick with a mono-like illness that could not be identified. She was extremely tired and was...

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The issue here sounds to be related to malfunction or hypofunction of nerve plexuses mediating the intestine peristalsis as that of...

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I have been diagnosed with CIC(Chronic Idiopathic constipation) & I get occasional flareups where I am totally constipated for weeks @ a time, even...

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Thanks for your query.
Noted the history of Chronic Idiopathic Constipation CIC, already diagnosed and gets flareups in spite of Imitiza and...

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