Chloride channel activators are used to treat constipation and irritable bowel syndrome. They work by increasing fluid allowing for easier stool passing.

Why are
Chloride Channel Activators
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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Chloride Channel Activators

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Amitiza
272
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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.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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