Lubiprostone

What is Lubiprostone?

is a medication used in the management of chronic idiopathic constipation, predominantly irritable bowel syndrome-associated constipation in women and opioid-induced constipation

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Linzess does not control the diaherra that I have with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Would a different medication help with that and which ones I can...

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Lubiprostone can be an effective alternate.

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Dear Sir, Hi & Good morning.

I can understand your concern for your...

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My husband is severely constipated from taking Naproxen. We read that traditional remedies for constipation do not work. What can we...

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Hello and welcome

I appreciate your concern

2 full spoons of Ispaghula husk with 1 glass of milk and 1 tablespoon of olive oil added to it should...

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I am researching a medication for abdominal bloating that is similar to Linzess, due to cost. This is for my Aunt who just had a colonoscopy with...

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Brief Answer:
Lubiprostone can be an effective alternate.

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Dear Ma'am, Hi & Welcome.
I appreciate your concern for your beloved...

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I am a 36 years old female with more than ten years history of chronic bloating and chronic constipation . Different tests showed no abnormalities...

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My husband is severely constipated from taking Naproxen . We read that traditional remedies for constipation do not work. What can we do?

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My gastrointestinal system has been increasingly sluggish for several months and now my bowel movements have almost stopped. If I do have one, it's...

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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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My partner is constipated and not being helped by laxatives. He has little or no appetite and his stomach is very bloated. He has had limited...

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