Lubiprostone Coupon - Lubiprostone 24mcg capsule


LUBIPROSTONE is a laxative. It is used to treat chronic constipation and constipation caused by opioids (certain prescription pain medicines). It is also used to treat adult women with irritable bowel syndrome who have constipation. Compare chloride channel activators.
Lubiprostone Coupon - Lubiprostone 24mcg capsule

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Lubiprostone Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor for regular check ups. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.


Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common


full or bloated feeling or pressure in the stomach


stomach pain

swelling of the abdominal or stomach area

Less common

Abdominal or stomach discomfort

black, tarry stools

blood in the stools

chest discomfort or pain


cold or flu-like symptoms


difficult or labored breathing


general feeling of discomfort or illness


increased sweating

joint pain

loss of appetite

loss of bowel control

muscle aches and pains

runny nose


sore throat


tightness in the chest

trouble sleeping

unusual tiredness or weakness


Incidence not known

Abdominal or stomach tenderness

blurred vision


difficulty with swallowing

dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position


fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse

hives or skin rash

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue


Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

Dry heaves

dry mouth

feeling of warmth

lack or loss of strength

paleness of the skin

redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

severe, unusual tiredness or weakness

weight loss

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines

passing gas

Less common

Acid or sour stomach


bladder pain

bloody or cloudy urine

change in taste

cold sweats

difficult, burning, or painful urination

difficulty with moving



fear or nervousness

feeling sad or empty

frequent urge to urinate


increased weight



loss of interest or pleasure

loss of taste

lower back or side pain

muscle cramps

muscle stiffness

sore throat

stomach upset

swollen joints

tingling of the hands or feet

unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, or feeling of sluggishness

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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