The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Lubiprostone (Amitiza) for Chronic Constipation
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Lubiprostone (Amitiza) for Chronic Constipation
The FDA has approved lubiprostone (Amitiza - Sucampo/Takeda), a chloride channel activator, for treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation in adults. The only other prescription drug approved by the FDA for this indication (in 2004 for adults...more
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