I have chronic severe gas and reflux, high acid production, GI specialist prescribed Bentyl 4 times a day and omperazole twice daily. I eat lots of fruits, vegetables all day, sometimes get bad diarrhea. I have had several episodes in the last month of severe stomach pain, I am afraid of cancer, but internist gave me this prescription. Does this work for someone like me (76yo)?
Lubiprostone is used in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome; constipation, chronic and belongs to the drug class chloride channel activators.
Read more at: https://www.drugs.com/mtm/lubiprostone.html
I personally do not think this is the medication for you, I suggest you ask your Pharmacist.
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