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

Posted 25 Jun 2014 by Phillyone 1 answer

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...

Amitiza not really working - any advice or suggestions?

Posted 6 May 2014 by lhoover1985 8 answers

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 the exception of my brother who developed ulcerative colitis around the same time I started having ...

Is it possible for amitiza to cause weight gain?

Posted 27 Jun 2016 by annanoeld 3 answers

Hello- for the past 3 months I have been taking amitiza for my ibs in combination with dulcolax. After months of not seeing results from other medications, this actually worked! I am no longer chronically constipated, and my doctors are considering dropping the dosage given my progress. HOWEVER in ...

How does Linzess compare to Amitiza?

Posted 7 Dec 2015 by WendyKrzyz 1 answer

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 am lactose intolerant and have chronic constipation due to my milk insensitivity.

Amitiza - How long does it take to work?

Posted 23 Apr 2017 by lukesmommy1121 1 answer

I have been taking Amitiza for 3 days and still no BM. I ended up having to get some magnesium citrate in order to get things moving, but even a day later, I am constipated again. How long does it take to work?

Amitiza - Has anyone experienced extreme headaches while taking Amitiza?

Posted 9 days ago by SCH1969 0 answers

I have been taking Amitiza 24mcg once daily for 3 weeks now and have been experiencing terrible headaches. Took Linzess for 1 month before that and never had a headache. I'm not sure which is worse now... constipation or debilitating headaches!

Does anyone have experience with Amitiza?

Posted 16 Feb 2018 by Lanabana 0 answers

I’m suppose to start amitiza tomorrow for constipation. Heard good things and bad things. Anyone have any personal experience?

How soon will Amitiza begin working? Should I expect to have a daily bowel movement?

Posted 26 Dec 2017 by fbstrader 0 answers

Should laxatives be taken while taking Amitiza? How much water should be drunk on a daily basis? Thanks!

Amitiza - How will I feel the firat 2 weeks? I have ibs-c and am extremely anxious to start???

Posted 3 Nov 2017 by Jamieyoo 0 answers

I was prescribed this medicine for IBS-C but I also have anxiety that I just started taking Prozac for. Monday will be my third day at my new job and I'm not comfortable "going" in my new workplace because there is no private restroom. I'm wondering how will I feel the first ...

Is there a generic drug for Amitiza because my medicare drug plan will not cover any of the cost?

Posted 8 Nov 2017 by cart1414 0 answers

Amitiza is too expensive for me to buy without any insurance.

If you take Amitiza can you have a glass of wine?

Posted 26 Sep 2017 by Darlene43 0 answers

When taking Amitiza can you have a glass of wine with dinner or one in the evening?

Amitiza - will the nausea and gas stop and if so when?

Posted 14 Jun 2017 by mjpetrey 1 answer

I have been on Amitiza-24mg 3 weeks now for severe constipation. Because of the side effects? first I took it twice a day and then this past week once a day (in the morning). It took almost a week to start working but now seems to be doing its job. The only problem is that I have several issues ...

Amitiza - Question is, how long does it take before this stuff clears out from my system?

Posted 6 Jun 2017 by Tim Sanders 1 answer

Was placed on Amitiza 24 mcg and almost immediately experienced coughing, dry mouth, tiredness, and swelling of ankles. Looked up side affects and found all of them listed. Question is, how long does it take before this stuff clears out from my system? I stopped taking 3 days ago and my feet still ...

Has anyone successfully gotten an Amitiza Savings Card through

Posted 5 May 2017 by ordinarysoul 2 answers

I filled out the form on the web page. It gave me an ID number, but when I tried registering it online, it was not recognized. The monthly cost is $126 with my insurance. An Amitiza sponsored card would be nice

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