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Lubiprostone (Amitiza) is a drug prescribed for the treatment of chronic constipation in adults, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in women. Side effects drug interactions, warnings and precautions, and pregnancy safety information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

    Related Diseases & Conditions

    • Constipation Constipation is defined medically as fewer than three stools per week and severe constipation as less than one stool per week....learn more »
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a GI (gastrointestinal disorder) with symptoms of abdominal pain, bloating, increased flatus,...learn more »
      In This Article
      Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Article
      • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) facts
      • What causes irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
      • What are irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms and signs?
      • How is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) diagnosed?
      • What are irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) treatments?
      • IBS medications
      • Is there an irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) diet?
      • What lifestyle changes may help IBS symptoms?
      • Is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) related to small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)?
      • What is the prognosis for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
    • Stool Color Changes in Color, Texture, and Form Stool color changes can very from green, red, maroon, yellow, white, or black. Causes of changes of stool color can range from...learn more »
      In This Article
      Stool Color Changes in Color, Texture, and Form Article
      • Stool color, texture, and form changes facts
      • Definition of stool color changes
      • What is the color of normal stool?
      • What are symptoms of stool color changes?
      • What are the causes of stool color, texture, and form changes?
      • Green stools
      • Yellow, greasy, and foul smelling stool
      • Bright red stools
      • Black tarry stools
      • Light-colored white or clay-colored stools
      • Maroon stools
      • Mucous in the stool
      • Drugs that change stool color
      • Stool that floats
      • Changes in the size and shape of stool
      • How is the cause of stool color changes diagnosed?
      • When should I contact my doctor about stool color or texture changes?
      • Stool color chart
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Children Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in children is a functional gastrointestinal disorder with symptoms of abdominal pain, bloating,...learn more »
      In This Article
      Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Children Article
      • Irritable bowel syndrome in children facts*
      • What is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
      • What is the GI tract?
      • How common is IBS in children?
      • What are the symptoms of IBS in children?
      • What causes IBS in children?
      • How is IBS in children diagnosed?
      • How is IBS in children treated?
      • Eating, diet, and nutrition
      • Medications
      • Probiotics
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