Linzess (lin-ZESS, linaclotide) for irritable bowel syndrome with constipation or chronic constipation in adults

You'll soon see Linzess (lin-ZESS, linaclotide) for irritable bowel syndrome with constipation or chronic constipation in adults.

Think of it as similar to lubiprostone (Amitiza). Both work locally in the GI tract to increase intestinal fluid and GI transit.

But efficacy is minimal...and Linzess costs about $7 a day.

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