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Amitiza: Oral capsule

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Amitiza 8mcg Cap
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America Inc
Pill Identification: SPI 
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Amitiza 24mcg Cap
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America Inc
Pill Identification: SPI 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Amitiza: Oral capsule

What is this medicine?

LUBIPROSTONE (loo bi PROS tone) 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.

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Amitiza: Oral capsule
Usage by Gender
76.68%
23.32%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
3.07%
12.47%
35.73%
48.74%
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