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Side effect(s) of Lubiprostone


Review the side-effects of Lubiprostone as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

   Gastrointestinal
- Nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, abdominal distension, flatulence, vomiting, loose stools, abdominal discomfort, indigestion, dry mouth and stomach discomfort.

   Central Nervous system
- Headache, and dizziness.

   General
- Swelling in the extremities, fatigue and chest discomfort/pain.

Other Precautions :

Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Lubiprostone

Lubiprostone(Amitiza) generic is a chloride channel activator, prescribed for chronic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome. It increases the amount of fluid that flows into the bowel and allowing the stool to pass more easily.


Trade Names for Lubiprostone


International :


Amitiza
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