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  3.3 out of 5 stars | Average rating from 3 reviews

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 in adults. It is also used to treat irritable bowel syndrome in women with constipation as the main symptom.
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3 out of 5 |   Reviewed on

Careful with side effects

I am a very healthy eater, but I was diagnosed IBS a couple of years ago. My doctor started me on Amitiza after seeing that other treatments weren't as effective as we thought. It seems to work better than other medicines, but I have to use it very carefully because sometimes side effects as nausea, vomiting and cough could appear.

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4 out of 5 |   Reviewed on

Good for treating long therm constipation

I was diagnosed with IBS in my early 20s and I am almost 35 right now. There was never a definitive diagnosis other than the general IBS with constipation, and no treatment I was given ever worked. I heard about Amitiza and asked my physician about it. I have been taking it for about two weeks and I have to…
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I was diagnosed with IBS in my early 20s and I am almost 35 right now. There was never a definitive diagnosis other than the general IBS with constipation, and no treatment I was given ever worked. I heard about Amitiza and asked my physician about it. I have been taking it for about two weeks and I have to admit that it's really working, I'm relief, and with no side effects, at least till now.
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3 out of 5 |   Reviewed on

Acceptable treatment, but would be interesting to search for other options

I've been living with IBS for four years now. I just had a high fiber content diet at the beginning, but then it got worse and I had to ask the doctor again for some other medicines. He gave me Amitiza and everything went better, even though there's some side effects to watch out for. Fortunately I just suffered from…
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I've been living with IBS for four years now. I just had a high fiber content diet at the beginning, but then it got worse and I had to ask the doctor again for some other medicines. He gave me Amitiza and everything went better, even though there's some side effects to watch out for. Fortunately I just suffered from one or two of them once in a while.
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