Linzess Warnings and Precautions
Who Should Not Take Linzess?
You should not take Linzess if you:
- Are allergic to Linzess, linaclotide, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
- Are less than six years old.
- Have or might have a bowel blockage (a gastrointestinal obstruction).
There are a number of situations in which Linzess should not be used, along with several warnings and precautions people should be aware of before beginning treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific safety concerns that may apply to you.