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should i take linzess for dyssynergnia

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Start with one: The starting dose is one tablet, but there is also a dose of 290, (which obviously is equal to two of the 145 mg tabs). Either dose can be effective, ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Maximum dose 290 mcg: Read more re: safety questions at: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/nda/2012/202811Orig1s000MedR.pdf
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Linzess: Linzess which is used for ibs should start to work in 7-14 days.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No mixing: Linzess beads are not to be chewed, the contents are to be consumed at once ( FDA recommendations).
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
Yes: Linzess is used to treat the constipation associated with ibs. Most common reported adverse reaction with Linzess is diarrhea. There is no specific co ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
18 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes : Hi, yes u can. There is no real interaction that we know of. Having said that a few normal pts who have tried probiotics describe diarrhea probably as ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Separate or together: Your question is best answered by prescribing doctor who may not agree w/unknown anonymous online guy. There's potential minor interaction btwn Linzes ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably fine: Linzess (linaclotide) is usually taken on an empty stomach, about 30 minutes before breakfast. If taken soon after a high-fat meal, it can cause diar ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Why started?: Linzess is for ibs-c and chronic idiopathic constipation. If you were going 2x day before starting the medicine, why did you need to take it in the f ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on doctor: Linzess is a special medicine for chronic constipation, and works well. There are tiny beads inside the capsule, and a person can open the capsule, bu ... Read More
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