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  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome Information
    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can cause abdominal (stomach) pain, constipation, and diarrhea. This eMedTV Web article provides important information on irritable bowel syndrome, including possible symptoms, treatment options, and prognosis.
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatment
    Dietary changes and stress reduction are usually recommended to treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). This eMedTV resource explains the trial-and-error process of treating IBS and lists other options, such as medications, that can help improve symptoms.
  • Is Lotronex Back on the Market?
    Although Lotronex was taken off the market in 2000, it is now available through a restricted-use program. This eMedTV segment provides more information on this topic and discusses the potentially dangerous problems that can occur with this drug.
  • Is Lotronex Safe?
    Taking Lotronex may cause serious bowel problems in some people. This eMedTV resource examines when Lotronex may not be safe for use and describes some of the potentially dangerous complications that may occur. It also links to more details.
  • Latronex
    This eMedTV Web selection discusses how the prescription drug Lotronex may be beneficial for women with symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. This page also covers dosing tips and potential side effects. Latronex is a common misspelling of Lotronex.
  • Liness
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, Linzess is a drug prescribed to treat certain types of bowel problems. This page describes what to discuss with your doctor and lists potential side effects. Liness is a common misspelling of Linzess.
  • Linzess
    Linzess is a drug prescribed to treat IBS with constipation and chronic idiopathic constipation. This eMedTV segment examines this prescription medicine in more detail, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and other topics.
  • Linzess and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV segment discusses whether it is safe for women to use Linzess (linaclotide) while breastfeeding. This article explains if any research has been done on this topic and whether it is known if the drug passes through breast milk.
  • Linzess and Pregnancy
    The FDA has classified Linzess (linaclotide) as a pregnancy Category C drug. This eMedTV Web page looks at the reasons why this drug may not be safe for use in pregnant women. It also discusses the animal research that has been done on this topic.
  • Linzess Dosage
    As described in this eMedTV article, Linzess comes as a capsule that is taken once daily on an empty stomach. This resource explains how your dosage of Linzess is determined and discusses some helpful tips for taking the drug effectively.
  • Linzess Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Linzess is unlikely to interact with other drugs. This article explains why this is the case and discusses why it is important that your doctor is aware of all other medications and supplements you are taking.
  • Linzess Medication Information
    If you have irritable bowel syndrome with constipation, your healthcare provider may prescribe Linzess. This eMedTV page provides more information on this medication, with details on what else Linzess is used for, how to take it, and more.
  • Linzess Overdose
    As this page from the eMedTV Web library explains, overdosing on Linzess (linaclotide) may cause more severe side effects of the drug. Other potential overdose symptoms, as well as treatment options, are discussed in this article.
  • Linzess Side Effects
    It is possible for people to develop Linzess side effects, such as diarrhea, gas, and headaches. This eMedTV page examines many of the common reactions to Linzess, as well as the problems that are more serious and require prompt medical treatment.
  • Linzess Uses
    As this eMedTV page explains, if you have irritable bowel syndrome with constipation or chronic idiopathic constipation, you may benefit from Linzess. This page discusses the uses for Linzess, including details on how the drug works.
  • Linzess Warnings and Precautions
    Linzess may cause diarrhea, allergic reactions, and other problems in some people. This part of the eMedTV Web site focuses on the safety issues associated with Linzess, with details on important warnings and precautions to be aware of.
  • Living With Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    As this eMedTV Web page discusses, some of the ways to relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) include stress reduction and dietary changes. This article takes an in-depth look at living with IBS, listing specific ways to cope.
  • Lotrenex
    Lotronex is a prescribed drug approved to help treat symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome in women. This eMedTV resource explores Lotronex in more detail and offers general precautions for using the drug. Lotrenex is a common misspelling of Lotronex.
  • Lotronex
    Lotronex, a prescription drug, is used to help women who have a specific type of irritable bowel syndrome. This eMedTV article covers numerous topics relating to this medicine, including how it works, dosing instructions, potential side effects, and more.
  • Lotronex and Breastfeeding
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, it may not be safe for women to use Lotronex (alosetron) while breastfeeding. This article examines whether the drug passes through breast milk and describes potential side effects that may occur in a nursing infant.
  • Lotronex and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV segment addresses the potential safety concerns with using Lotronex (alosetron) during pregnancy. This page takes a look at whether it is safe for pregnant women to use this drug and discusses what your doctor may advise in this situation.
  • Lotronex Dosage
    The recommended Lotronex dosage will vary for each person, depending on several factors. This eMedTV segment describes the factors that may affect your dose and explains some important suggestions for how to best take this medication.
  • Lotronex Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV page outlines specific drugs that may cause serious interactions with Lotronex, such as Cerebyx, Cipro, and Luvox. This page takes a look at the dangerous complications that may occur and stresses the importance of talking to your doctor.
  • Lotronex Medication Information
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Lotronex is a medication used to treat severe diarrhea associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). This Web page offers more information on this drug, including side effects and instructions on how to take it.
  • Lotronex Overdose
    This eMedTV segment discusses the potential problems that may occur due to an overdose of Lotronex (alosetron), such as constipation and nausea. It lists other potential effects and also describes some of the ways these complications may be treated.
  • Lotronex Side Effects
    If you are taking Lotronex, you may experience side effects like constipation, nausea, and gas. This eMedTV segment further explores other possible reactions to this drug, including some that are potentially serious and require medical treatment.
  • Lotronex Uses
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes a look at how Lotronex is used to treat women with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome. This page examines how this drug works and explains whether it can be used in children.
  • Lotronex Warnings and Precautions
    You may not be able to take Lotronex if you have had a blood clot or ulcerative colitis, as explained in this eMedTV article. This Web page examines other important Lotronex warnings and precautions to review with your doctor to ensure a safe treatment.
  • Relief for IBS
    This eMedTV page lists several options that can help provide relief for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms. This article explains how certain drugs and dietary changes can help to improve (but not cure) symptoms of this digestive condition.
  • Signs and Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    This eMedTV page explains that abdominal (stomach) pain, diarrhea, and constipation are some of the possible signs and symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). This article describes other possible problems this digestive condition may cause.
  • What Foods to Avoid for IBS
    If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), foods to avoid may include milk, beans, and chocolate. This eMedTV segment offers more information on the types of foods that may worsen IBS symptoms, such as gas-producing foods and foods that contain gluten.
  • Zellnorm
    Zelnorm is a drug used to treat chronic idiopathic constipation and IBS with constipation in women. This eMedTV Web page covers how Zelnorm works, how and when to take it, and potential drug interactions. Zellnorm is a common misspelling of Zelnorm.
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