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Lotronex is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat severe diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in women. Lotronex may be prescribed in cases where IBS has lasted at least six months, other treatments have failed, and there are no abnormalities in the gastrointestinal tract. Lotronex is also referred to by its drug name, Alosetron.

Lotronex is an antidiarrheal medication. Lotronex is believed to work by reducing gastrointestinal secretions, slowing the transit of food through the intestines, and inhibiting nerves from signaling pain and discomfort.

How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Lotronex is taken twice daily.

Lotronex comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Lotronex lists common side effects including nausea, constipation, and abdominal discomfort and pain.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Lotronex include severe constipation and ischemic colitis, a condition resulting from inadequate blood supply to the large intestine.

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