There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with linaclotide:
linaclotide ↔ food
Moderate Food Interaction
Taking linaclotide with food may increase gastrointestinal side effects such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, and gas. The absorption of any other oral medication you may take can be affected if you develop frequent or severe diarrhea. To reduce the risk of gastrointestinal intolerance, linaclotide should be taken on an empty stomach at least 30 minutes prior to the first meal of the day. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
What should I avoid while taking linaclotide?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
- Linaclotide Information for Consumers
- Linaclotide Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Linaclotide (detailed)
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