Lubiprostone

Details About Generic Salt ::  Lubiprostone 

Main Medicine Class:: Gastrointestinal System   Sub Medicine Class ::  Cathartics,Laxatives,Fecal Softeners

7C. CATHARTICS/LAXATIVES/FECAL SOFTENERS in 7. GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM
LUBIPROSTONE
CHLORIDE CHANNEL ACTIVATOR | LAXATIVE

Indications & Dose: CHRONIC IDIOPATHIC CONSTIPATION PO Adult 24µg BID | IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME WITH CONSTIPATION PO Adult Females =18 yrs: 8µg BID

Contra: Hypersensitivity, History of mechanical GI obstruction

Precautions: Severe diarrhea, hepatic/renal dysfunction

ADR: Serious: chest pain, hypertension, arthralgia, back pain, extremity pain, muscle cramp, peripheral edema, Others: Headache, dizziness, hypoesthesia, fatigue, depression, anxiety, insomnia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal distention, abdominal pain/discomfort, flatulence, dyspepsia, gastroenteritis, dry mouth, GERD, UTI, URTI, influenza, bronchitis, dyspnea, cough, sinusitis, nasopharyngitis, pharyngolaryngeal pain, weight gain, fever, viral infection

Monitor: Signs & symptoms of mechanical obstruction before therapy

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