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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
1/7/2008 10:30:04 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking Amitiz 24 mcg twice a day for 4 days with no results I finally took a laxative and stool softer on the 5th day. I was getting desperate. Does this medication work right away or should have I waited a little longer before going back to laxatives.

Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
1/4/2008 10:35:47 PM

Reviewer: mjmrn94, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My bowel habits have been much more regulated, although there is a strong need to be near a bathroom for approximately 1-2 hours after taking and bowel movements are sometimes explosive and largely liquid. Muscle cramps have increased dramatically.

Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
12/31/2007 11:22:39 AM

Reviewer: JJJJCOOL@CHARTER.NET, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
ATTENTION; I HAVE E MAILED THE FDA WITH A COMMENT TO PUT ZELNORM BACK ON THE MARKET. I URGE ALL TO DO THE SAME. LET THEM KNOW THE GOOD OUWAYS THE BAD. AMITIZA DID NOT DO WELL.

Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
12/29/2007 1:51:07 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this medication for about 2-3 weeks. I have previously used Zelnorm (with no results) and Bentyl (with horrible side effects). I found the side effect of nuasea is reduced if I take the medication with a large meal or large dairy portion. i am VERY pleased with the results so far.

Condition: Chronic Difficulty having a Bowel Movement
12/20/2007 11:51:22 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have had IBS for a few years and did well with Zelnorm. I tried Amitiza a few days ago and felt fine until my third dose when I almost passed out and felt very nauseous & weak.

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