Lubiprostone

Lubiprostone Uses

Lubiprostone is used for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Chronic Idiopathic Constipation in Adults

How Lubiprostone Works

Lubiprostone specifically activates ClC-2 chloride channels on the apical aspect of gastrointestinal epithelial cells, producing a chloride-rich fluid secretion.

Common side effects of Lubiprostone

Nausea, Diarrhea, Gas, Vomiting, Dry Mouth, Runny Nose, Cough, Fever, Headache, Joint or Back Pain, or Trouble Sleeping May Occur, Swelling of Arms or Legs, Mental or Mood Changes

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