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Amitiza - How long does it take to work? Is it better to take after dinner?

I was just given a 4 day sample today. I have IBS and dealing with chronic constipation. My doctor said to try this and if it works she will call in an prescription for me. But I wanted to know if I ...

Posted 25 Jun 2014 1 answer

Can you absorb amitiza after having gastric bypass surgery?

I suffer from chronic constipation and Linzess seems too strong for my system.

Posted 1 day 7 hours ago 0 answers

Amitiza not really working - any advice or suggestions?

I am a 28 year old female who prior to about 1 1/2 years ago, had absolutely no medical issues, let alone GI issues, to speak of. I'll also say there are no GI issues in my family history, with ...

Posted 6 May 2014 5 answers

Amitiza - have been taking 24mcg twice for four days without any bowel movement. Is this normal?

Have had lifelong constipation problems. In 2011 suffered neck injury that left me with cord compression syndrome and worse constipation problems. Was taking stool softeners regularly and mag citrate ...

Posted 11 Nov 2015 1 answer

How does Linzess compare to Amitiza?

I have been on 24 mcg of Amitiza daily for several years. Now my health insurance has taken Amitiza off their preferred list. They suggest Linzess. I need a comparison before I switch medications. I ...

Posted 7 Dec 2015 1 answer

I was taking 2 24 mCgs Bid and it works great for 17 days and now it has stopped working I was?

... wondering if I could take three 24 mcgs per day and maybe take them all at one time at bedtime see if that would work

Posted 30 Dec 2015 0 answers

Amitiza - I have IBS with constipation. GI doctor gave me samples of 145 mcg linzess twice a day?

had painful abdominal pain and diarrhea every time I took it. Went back to doctor and got samples of 8 mcg of amitiza twice a day. Started amtiza three days ago but no bowel movement yet. Wondering ...

Posted 16 Nov 2015 0 answers

Amatiza. Should I continue stool softener and laxative?

The pharmacist didn't give that information and said contact doctor. I discontinued both because I didn't want to overdo it and have an accident. The amatiza worked great on it's ...

Posted 15 Oct 2015 1 answer

Amitiza - Do you absolutely have to eat to take this medication?

I'll spare all the years I have had not having a BM and get to the point. I was prescribed this medication last week and I will say after the first day(2doses) I had major productivity ( I ...

Posted 5 Oct 2015 2 answers

I don't have a question but I do have a comment. I have been on Amitiza for about 3 months and I?

... feel awful. Body aches and pains. Heaviness in my chest. Bad dreams and restless sleep. Dull headache. I am sure that this is from the medication. I am stopping it today. I will see if this helps

Posted 27 Sep 2015 2 answers

Can amitiza make you tired?

I have noticed that after taking Amitiza I get very tired and fall into a deep sleep. It is very hard for me to wake up. I feel disoriented and sluggish.

Posted 15 Aug 2015 1 answer

Does amitiza have a reaction with psoriasis?

Posted 14 Aug 2015 0 answers

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