Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Linzess

Descriptions


Linaclotide is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C). It is also used to treat chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC).

Linaclotide works by increasing intestinal fluid secretion, which helps ease the passage of stool and helps relieve the symptoms associated with constipation.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule