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Amitiza

Lubiprostone

Amitiza (lubiprostone) is a laxative used to treat chronic constipation and constipation caused by opioids. Amitiza is the only drug in the chloride channel activators class. There are currently no generic alternatives to Amitiza.

GoodRx has partnered with Inside Rx and Takeda Pharmaceuticals to reduce the price for this prescription by up to 45%. Check our savings tips for co-pay cards, assistance programs, and other ways to reduce your cost. Amitiza is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans.

Amitiza Coupon - Amitiza 24mcg capsule

Insurance Coverage: Many major insurance plans no longer cover Amitiza starting in 2016. Learn More

Savings Alert: We've added new, lower prices at most pharmacies for this prescription. Learn More

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New Lower Prices for More Brand-Name Drugs!

Elizabeth Davis - May 16, 2017

Last week, GoodRx rolled out exclusive new savings on more than 40 brand-name prescriptions, and we also promised to pursue discounts for more drugs.

Today, we’re happy to announce new Inside Rx discounts for 6 more brands:

  • Colcrys (treats gout): 45% off retail price
  • Uloric (treats gout): 16% off retail price
  • Amitiza (treats constipation): 40% off retail price
  • Dexilant (treats GERD): 40% off retail price
  • Trintellix (treats depression): 24% off retail price
  • AirDuo Respiclick (treats COPD): just released so no comparison available yet

Like all GoodRx coupons, these new discounts are easy to use—just search for your drug and print out the discount. See More

What Can I Do to Ease Constipation from My Pain Meds?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - December 22, 2016

It’s tough enough to have pain severe enough to be treated with opioid pain medications like Vicodin or Oxycontin—but the side effects can make things even more difficult. Constipation from taking opioid medications can be debilitating and is estimated to affect 40 – 86% of patients using these drugs.

Why do opioids cause constipation?

Constipation from opioid pain meds occurs because of how these medications work. See More

50+ Drugs Dropped by Insurance in 2016, Including Viagra and Qsymia

Elizabeth Davis - August 12, 2015

It’s that time again—the new lists of covered and excluded drugs on next year’s insurance plans are out, and it doesn’t look great. For many Americans with health insurance, more than 50 popular brand-name and generic drugs may no longer be covered starting in January 2016.

Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handles pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing about 20 – 30 drugs each from their national preferred formularies at the end of 2015. See More

What Is a FODMAP Diet?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 27, 2014

A low FODMAP diet equals a happy gut for some. FODMAPs are carbohydrates (sugars) found in food. FODMAPs are substances that cause problems in two ways: they aren’t absorbed well so they tend to suck water in to the gut and they stick around longer so they are fermented by bacteria. The result is gas, bloating, cramping, and diarrhea in some people.

A diet low in fermentable oligo-, di-, and monosaccharides and polyols (FODMAPs) has been recommended in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). See More

Top 10 New Drugs Doctors Love to Hate

Dr. Sharon Orrange - May 22, 2012

Medications that increase health care costs without improving care are silly, and doctors love to hate ‘em. “PharManure” is the brilliant term used to describe these medications. Here is a list my colleagues and I love to hate:

1. Intravenous acetaminophen (Ofermiv). This intravenous Tylenol (acetaminophen) was just approved. Acetaminophen is already available as a suppository in the event you can’t swallow a pill. See More

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