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Linaclotide (Linzess) is a guanylate cyclase-C agnoist drug prescribed for the relief of symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome with constipation and for the treatment of chronic constipation of unknown cause. Side effects, drug interactions, dosage, and pregnancy safety information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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      • Is there an irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) diet?
      • What lifestyle changes may help IBS symptoms and signs?
      • Is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) related to small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)?
      • What types of doctors treat IBS?
      • Is it possible to prevent IBS?
      • What are potential complications of IBS?
      • What is the prognosis for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
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      Irritable Bowel Syndrome Triggers and Prevention Article
      • IBS triggers and prevention facts
      • What foods in the diet trigger constipation in IBS?
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      IBS-D (Irrititable Bowel Syndrome with Diarrhea) Article
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      • What are the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome including IBS-D?
      • What causes IBS?
      • What are the risk factors for IBS?
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      • What new medications are being developed or are in clinical trials to treat IBS-D?
      • What medications are reserved for people that do not improve with standard IBS drugs?
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      • What are the complications of IBS?
      • Can IBS be prevented?
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