Can pregnant women use amitiza for chronic constipation?

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5 Jun 2012

It is a category C drug, meaning its benefit should outweigh the potential problems. They really haven't studied it in pregnant humans but they've found in animals that the fetus can be lost if they are given amitiza.

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