A 28-year-old female asked:
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could i take probiotics while on linzess?

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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 contraindication to taking probiotics and best to monitor consistency of bowel movements.
Answered on Nov 14, 2020
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