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If you have certain bowel movement problems, your healthcare provider may recommend Amitiza® (lubiprostone). Specifically, this prescription medication is approved to treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with constipation in women and chronic idiopathic constipation in men and women. Amitiza works by stimulating the movement of food through the intestines. This medication comes in the form of a capsule, and is usually taken twice a day. Although most people have no problems with Amitiza, side effects are possible, such as nausea, headaches, and diarrhea.
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