Linzess Drug Interactions
At this time, there are no known drug interactions with Linzess. Only a small amount, if any, of this medication is actually absorbed into the bloodstream, so it is unlikely that it would react with other drugs. However, drug interactions may be discovered at a later date, so make sure your healthcare provider is aware of all other medications, vitamins, and supplements you are taking.
An Overview of Interactions With Linzess
Linzess™ (linaclotide) is a prescription medication approved to treat irritable bowel syndrome with constipation and chronic constipation when the cause of the constipation is unknown (chronic idiopathic constipation). At this time, no drug interactions with Linzess have been identified.
There have been no studies on whether Linzess reacts with other medications. With normal use, little to none of Linzess is actually absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract into the bloodstream. Because Linzess is not found in the bloodstream, it would not interact with other medications in the bloodstream.
In addition, Linzess is not broken down by the liver. Therefore, it is unlikely to be affected by other drugs that would affect how the liver breaks down medications.
Final Thoughts on Drug Interactions With Linzess
Linzess is not expected to interact with other medications. However, this does not mean there are absolutely no Linzess drug interactions. This medication has not been studied with other drugs, and there may be drug interactions that are discovered at a later date. However, at this time, this product seems unlikely to cause drug interactions.
Nonetheless, it is always a good idea to give your healthcare provider a complete list of all medications you are taking, including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbs and supplements.