GUANYLATE CYCLASE-C AGONIST
Linzess is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) in adults. Linzess is also known by its drug name, Linaclotide.
Linzess is a guanylate cyclase-C agonist. It is believed that Linzess works by calming pain-sensing nerves in the bowel and by promoting motility.
How do I take it?
Linzess is generally taken once daily.
Linzess comes in the form of capsules.
The FDA-approved label for Linzess lists common side effects including diarrhea, abdominal pain, gas, and bloating.
Rare but serious side effects listed for Linzess include severe diarrhea.
For more details about this treatment, visit:
Linzess – Allergan