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

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Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
5/2/2014 7:59:00 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Been on it for 4 days twice a day and still nothing but a few hard pellets.Makes me nauseated and feeling tired and dizzy . I will stop taking it and deal with constipation another way.The price of this it should work like a dream but nope it don't...

Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
4/29/2014 3:38:05 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Have had chest/breathing pains 2 hours after taking medicine.

Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
12/4/2013 2:46:03 PM

Reviewer: mari, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have MS which I suspect is the underlying cause of the chronic constipation. I am ambulatory but chronic constipation has set in over the last 4-5 years. Miralax, magnesium, stool softeners, ground flaxseed, high-quality yoghurt, warm prune juice,increased water intake, more fresh vegs & fruits -- none improved the condition. After taking the 2nd dose of Amitiza 8mcg. there was a bowel mo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
11/29/2013 1:06:28 AM

Reviewer: WILLIAM PENISTON, M.D., 75 or over Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I HAVE TAKEN IT 2X/DAY FOR SEVERAL YEARS AND THIS HAS KEPT MY BOWELS LOOSE UNTIL NOW WHEN I HAVE BECOME VERY CONSTIPATED. FOR THAT REASON I AM SENDING THIS TO ASK IF I CAN TRY DOUBLING THE DOSE FOR 2 0R 3 DAYS? WILLIAM PENISTON, M.D.

Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
11/26/2013 5:37:15 AM

Reviewer: mediart, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This medicine has changed my life.. I have been on it for 3 years, I wld go 2 weeks wo using the bathroom.. there has been a couple times it didnt work as well.. but I take 2 at night and everything works fine for 90% of the time!

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