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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Linzess Oral.

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Condition: Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation
9/29/2014 10:39:14 AM

Reviewer: Styvfar, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have had IBS-C for many years now, and OTC medications stopped working. Also have spleenic flexure syndrome which produces left-side pain that never goes away. 145 mg Linzess produces bowel movements every day like clockwork. It relieves the pressure on the spleenic flexure and so I don't live with the constant pain any more. I am glad this has been working so well for me. My doctor prescribed ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation
9/28/2014 8:52:52 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i have had very loose stools on second day of treatment and at least two loose stools per day been on it for five days now

Condition: Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation
9/23/2014 3:19:17 PM

Reviewer: DrMr31, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on this for a week now. I take it in the morning 30minutes before breakfast. It works in about 45minutes and I will experience diarrhea for about an hour. After that hour I have Muscle soreness in my hamstrings and back. I feel stiff when walking. I drink a lot of water thinking it may be dehydration, but it still persists. I also feel completely bloated and still feel constipated on t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation
9/11/2014 6:17:12 PM

Reviewer: Thrilledsofar, 45-54 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
So far, so good. I have only been on it for a week. Just a tip for others taking this. I am reading extensively about this drug to see what works and what doesn't. I have read that you need to take a lax when you start because if you are already backed up (as I was) it doesn't work so great. I took it for a few days and I was backed up and getting small results. So since I had a road trip ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation
9/2/2014 3:23:30 PM

Reviewer: mrsturkey0, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
just doesn't seem to do the job I plan on asking my Dr. about a higher dosage

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