How Does Amitiza Work?:
Does Amitiza Work?:
The research suggests that Amitiza is slightly better than a placebo in reducing the symptoms of constipation. Amitiza has been shown to:
- Increase stool frequency
- Produce more consistent, well-formed stools
- Reduce straining and incomplete bowel evacuation
- Reduce abdominal pain and discomfort
Who Shouldn't Take Amitiza:
Side Effects of Amitiza:
Amitiza is usually well-tolerated and serious side effects are rare. The following side effects have been reported:
Nausea associated with Amitiza is not a rare event: It's estimated that 19 to 29% of Amitiza users experience nausea. In order to reduce the risk of nausea, it is recommended that you take the medication with food.
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