Generic name: tegaserod maleate
Dosage form: tablets
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IBS with Constipation: The recommended dosage of Zelnorm® (tegaserod maleate) is 6 mg taken twice daily orally before meals for 4-6 weeks. For those women who respond to therapy at 4-6 weeks, an additional 4-6 week course can be considered.
Chronic Idiopathic Constipation: The recommended dosage of Zelnorm is 6 mg taken twice daily orally before meals. Physicians and patients should periodically assess the need for continued therapy.