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 take now in the evening since I just ate if I would be ok to work in the morning...
Yes, you can take it in the evening after food. The usual dose for IBS-C in adults with normal liver function is 8mg twice daily with food and water.
The clinical studies of Amitiza show that compared to a placebo more people have a bowel motion within the first 24 hours of taking it, and during the first week there is an increase in the number of bowel motions.
For more information on Amitiza see:
- Amitiza Information for Consumers
- Amitiza Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Amitiza (detailed)
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