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Condition: Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation
12/9/2014 7:32:36 AM

Reviewer: Disappointed1, Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Started taking linzess four days ago,worked 2nd day then nothing. I'm having severe abdominal pain,severe anxiety,malaise and depression.linzess makes me feel 100% worse than before I took it, I'm done no more linzess for me!

Condition: Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation
11/13/2014 8:54:02 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Experienced anxiety, severe weight loss, confusion, bloating and depression. Caregiver saw article in a doctor's office and suggested that drug should be discontinued. Gradually after discontinuing life returned to normal. Have these side effects been reported?

Condition: Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation
10/28/2014 7:20:09 AM

Reviewer: num1gram, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Linzess since January, 2014 and it has literally been a lifesaver. I take one every morning upon waking and it has never failed me. My doctor told me it goes straight to the bowels with no side effect to any other area of the body. I will probably be taking this medication for the rest of my life, and that's okay because it sure beats stuffing myself with fiber and water, an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation
10/14/2014 1:16:50 PM

Reviewer: Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I am on it 5 days now, when does the diarrhea usually stop? I also, continue with the abdominal pain especially if i try and eat something? Is this a usual response? I am on the larger dose. I am wondering if I should continue, yesterday I skipped a dose and ended up feeling A LOT better towards supper time (I had to work and was afraid about the diarrhea effecting my job!)Any advice?

Condition: Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation
10/8/2014 7:30:13 PM

Reviewer: Footie, Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I used to take zelnorm and it worked great, until it was taken off market. Tried natural products, and then Align, until it stopped working. Tried lower dose of linzess and it seems to be working. The first couple of days were rough, with diarrhea. But has been working effectively since, with movement daily, about 30 minutes after taking. Only complaint is with health insurance, which will onl ... Show Full Comment

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